Spotlight
Gail Gibbons
Gibbons
Meet renowned author-artist Gail Gibbons!
read more >>

Common Core State Standards
I Like to Read Books
Holiday House eBooks

 



Buy the Book:
IndieBound
Barnes & Noble
Amazon

How to Order

Activity Sheets

 

Gorillas
by Gail Gibbons
Gail Gibbons, Illustrator

Paperback | 32 pages | 10 x 10 | US$ 7.95
ISBN: 9780823424337 | 02-15-2012

Grade: FIRST | Age: 4 to 8

Themes: Animals/Nonfiction, Science & Nature
Recommendations: A,SLJ

CCSS Codes:
K-3: RI.2, 6, 7

About the Book
This addition to Gail Gibbons' nonfiction library has information about these elegant animals' feeding habits, how they raise their young, their habitat, and why so many live in zoos. Gibbons' trademark style features kid-friendly explanations and visually presented facts.

This important introduction to gorillas by best-selling author-illustrator Gail Gibbons explores these fascinating cousins of humans.

All wild gorillas live in Africa. They are peaceful and intelligent, and live in family groups called troops.

Here are descriptions of the physical characteristics of these primates as well as information about how they live, including how they eat, raise their young, and adapt to their environment.

NONFICTION PICTURE BOOK

About the Illustrator
Gail Gibbons

Activity Sheets

GORILLAS
A Jot Chart that will help highlight the differences between the types of gorillas.