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This is an awesome nonfiction picture book for children! It teaches about the 5 great apes of the world and their notifiable characteristics. This is an engaging and fun book to read with children. That ends up teaching children the evolutionary connection between monkeys and humans. Great find! ( )
  markauch | Dec 12, 2012 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0763634719, Hardcover)

With compelling illustrations and a conservationist slant, this look at four rare great apes — and one very familiar one — is a book to go ape over.

Swing with a hairy orangutan and her baby as they lunge for a smelly, spiky durian fruit. Roam and play with a gang of chimps, then poke out some tasty termites with a blade of grass. Chatter and feast on figs with a bonobo, or chomp on bamboo with a gorilla as he readies for sleep. What could be better than spending time with these rare and wonderful creatures — after all, the fifth great ape on this planet is you!

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Swing from the trees with an orangutan, play with a gang of chimps, feast on figs with a bonobo, and snooze with a gorilla! Explore the world of the great apes through fascinating facts and beautiful lifelike illustrations. You man discover that you have more in common with these magnificent creatures than you ever realized--after all, the fifth kind of great ape is you!… (more)

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Candlewick Press

Two editions of this book were published by Candlewick Press.

Editions: 0763634719, 0763649740

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