Nature's Children series provides young readers (Ages 8-10) with fascinating information about the planet's most incredible wildlife species. Each title offers a complete picture of the animal- from birth to adulthood- and describes its place in our world, including how humans impact it and its environment.
Given their huge size and hulking movements, gorillas might seem frightening at first, but they are actually gentle and intelligent animals. Readers will find out how these gentle giants search for food, communicate with one another, and form complex social groups.
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