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- Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) 2014; US$ 19.99
Learn about different ways to measure time by following the growth of a baby chimp Late one night, a tiny chimpanzee is born at a zoo in Kansas. He seems very weak, and the staff is worried. Will he survive? When the mother shows no interest in her baby, a pediatrician comes in to care for the little chimp. The baby grows strong and healthy, and... more...
- DK Publishing 2000; US$ 16.99
Here is a spectacular and informative guide to the livesof the great apes, monkeys, and other primates. Superb color photographs of gorillas, orangutans, macaques, baboons, lemurs and numerous other primate species offer a unique "eyewitness" look at some of the world''s most intelligent animals. See a great silverback gorilla, the monkey with the... more...
- DK Publishing 2008; US$ 3.99
Photographs combine with lively illustrations and engaging, age-appropriate stories in DK Readers, a multilevel reading program guaranteed to capture children?s interest while developing their reading skills and general knowledge. Ape Adventures recounts various actual ape-human interactions, highlighting our complex relationship to these fascinating... more...
- DK Publishing 2012; US$ 3.99
Encourage a life-long love of reading and help your child find out all about our close relatives, monkeys. From big and small ones, to the mischievous and meek monkeys. DK Readers are part of a five-level, highly pictorial reading scheme, with lively illustrations and engaging stories to encourage reading. Pre-Level 1 Readers have simple... more...
- Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2008; US$ 9.99
Mountain gorillas are playful, curious, and protective of their families. They are also one of the most endangered species in the world. For years, mountain gorillas have faced the threat of death by poachers. Funds raised by “gorilla tourism?—bringing people into the forest to see gorillas—have helped protect them. This tourism is vital, but contact... more...
- Penguin Group US 2008; US$ 16.99
Up Close: Jane Goodall by Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen Up Close: Thurgood Marshall by Chris Crowe A trailblazing scientist made famous by her favorite primates. Jane Goodall will forever be linked with the chimpanzees that she?s studied for over fifty years. A pioneer in scientific research, she revolutionized longstanding views about chimps, forest conservation,... more...
- Little, Brown Books for Young Readers 2012; US$ 9.99
In his characteristic heartwarming style, Patrick McDonnell tells the story of the young Jane Goodall and her special childhood toy chimpanzee named Jubilee. As the young Jane observes the natural world around her with wonder, she dreams of "a life living with and helping all animals," until one day she finds that her dream has come true. One of the... more...
- Penguin Group US 2014; US$ 10.99
The heart-tugging true story of how a baby gorilla found love in the arms of a surrogate mom When Umande was born, his mother didn?t know how to take care of him. So, he was hand-reared by keepers at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo in Colorado Springs. For eight months, the keepers crawled on the ground with him to show him how to walk; coughed in his... more...
- National Geographic Society 2012; US$ 5.99
Follow the journey of Nitro, a tiger kept in captivity in Kansas. His story starts when the county sheriffs visited a Kansas property and decided to confiscate all big cats from their owner. Lions were sent to the Detroit Zoo, and Nitro and his friend Apache went to the Carolina Tiger Rescue. As Nitro was adjusting to his new home, things went terribly... more...
- First Second 2013; US$ 20.99
Jim Ottaviani returns with an action-packed account of the three greatest primatologists of the last century: Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, and Biruté Galdikas. These three ground-breaking researchers were all students of the great Louis Leakey, and each made profound contributions to primatology?and to our own understanding of ourselves. Tackling Goodall,... more...