There are more than 200 species of primates in the world. Going Ape!is a wonderful introduction to some of the most fascinating ones for children just discovering the world of animals. From Japan’s macaques to Africa’s gorillas, brilliant images and brief, informative text will capture the imagination of young children.
About Eduardo Bustos
Born in Veracruz, Mexico, Eduardo Bustos has a degree in Biology. He has taught primary and secondary school, and in his spare time, he is a violin director for the Trío Aguaçero, which organizes musical classes for young children and… More about Eduardo Bustos
Hardcover | $9.95
Published by Tundra Books Mar 13, 2012| 24 Pages| 8-1/2 x 8-1/2| 5-8 years| ISBN 9781770492820
“Bustos offers simple facts about a variety of primates, from the well-known gorilla to the lesser-known De Brazza’s monkey. The format is visually appealing, with large close-ups of faces of the different apes on the recto, and one or two sentences and a smaller illustration of each one on the verso. The large faces in particular will draw young readers in, as they are presented with bold, graphic features and coloring that pops off the white backgrounds.” —School Library Journal
“… Bustos’ concise, eloquent descriptions tell just enough to pique the interest of younger children without becoming monotonous…. Rodriguez’s illustrations, reminiscent of Steve Jenkins’ works, are bright and colorful, and they pop off the page….” —Booklist