Entries Tagged as 'Gorillas'

Eye on the Wild: Cheetah and Gorilla

April 11th, 2012 · 3 Comments · Books

Review By KRISTIN WALD Everyone loves baby animals. Even the most jaded adult will admit to succumbing to warm fuzzies when faced with kittens and puppies. Suzi Eszterhas, an award-winning wildlife photographer, has a new series from Frances Lincoln called Eye on the Wild. The first two of the four-book series are Cheetah and Gorilla. A combination of […]

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Animal Aha!

October 12th, 2011 · No Comments · Books

Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN In order to prove to the masses that animals are intelligent, scientists have spent countless hours – decades even (think: Jane Goodall) – observing their behavior or carrying out experiments. On a personal level, that irks me; it should be a given that animals (at the very least mammals since people […]

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Breakfast in the Rainforest

January 30th, 2010 · No Comments · Books

Review By JENNIFER GANNETT In Breakfast in the Rainforest, award-winning photographer Richard Sobol details his trip to Africa to see rare mountain gorillas in their native habitat.  This book is not simply a glossy biology of gorillas. There is plenty of information about the gorillas’ life cycle but Sobol also chronicles the complexities of his […]

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January 6th, 2010 · 1 Comment · Books

Review By JESSICA ALMY If your kiddo likes Good Night, Gorilla, I suggest you freecycle (or maybe just recycle) the zoo propaganda and pick up a secondhand copy of Anthony Browne’s Gorilla instead. This heartwarming picture book details the enchanted evening a little girl Hannah, somewhat neglected at home, experiences with her toy gorilla-turned-real. What makes […]

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