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Apes and monkeys

Author: Barbara Taylor
Publisher: New York : Kingfisher, 2004.
Series: Kingfisher young knowledge.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Primary school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Through an examination of both the ape and the monkey, the difference between these two creatures, the manner in which they live in their own part of the world, and their connection to the human race is explored. Apes and Monkeys is a fascinating introduction to our nearest animal relatives. Young readers will enjoy meeting chattering chimps and curious colobus monkeys, as well as learning about the remarkable  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Fiction, Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Taylor
ISBN: 0753457601 9780753457603 9780753461631 0753461633
OCLC Number: 54079840
Description: 47 pages : color illustrations ; 27 cm.
Contents: What is an ape? --
Apes in Africa --
Apes in Asia --
Moving around --
Finding food --
Clever apes --
Chatty chimps --
Baby apes --
What is a monkey? --
American monkeys --
African and Asian monkeys --
Spot the difference --
Moving and grooving --
Hungry monkeys --
Getting to know you --
Baby monkeys --
Apes and monkeys in danger --
Saving apes and monkeys --
Project: Monkey mobile --
Termite towers --
Project: monkey masks.
Series Title: Kingfisher young knowledge.
Responsibility: Barbara Taylor.
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Through an examination of both the ape and the monkey, the difference between these two creatures, the manner in which they live in their own part of the world, and their connection to the human race is explored. Apes and Monkeys is a fascinating introduction to our nearest animal relatives. Young readers will enjoy meeting chattering chimps and curious colobus monkeys, as well as learning about the remarkable things apes and monkeys do. Species from around the world are introduced by continent, and the differences between apes and monkeys are clearly explained.

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