One Gorilla: A Counting Book

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Candlewick Press, Feb 12, 2013 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
26 Reviews
Primo primate artist Anthony Browne is at the top of his form with a simple and simply fascinating array of creatures for kids to count.

What better attention-getter for small children than primates in all their variety? And who better to render them than Anthony Browne? In this elegant counting book, the author-illustrator outdoes himself with a vivid presentation of primates from gorillas to gibbons, macaques to mandrills, ring-tailed lemurs to spider monkeys. With his striking palette, exquisite attention to detail, and quirky flair for facial expressions, Anthony Browne slyly extends the basic number concept into a look at similarities and differences portraying an extended family we can count ourselves part of.

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User Review  - Tara Carn - Goodreads

This is a counting book about primates. It contains very colorful and beautifully detailed illustrations! Would make for a great read-aloud. Read full review

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User Review  - Courtney - Goodreads

This is a very fun counting book of different primates. The illustrations are gorgeous. My students would love this book. Read full review

About the author (2013)

Anthony Browne, a recent British Children's Laureate, has received many awards for his work, including the Hans Christian Andersen Award in 2000 for his services to children's literature. He has written and illustrated more than forty books, including Little Beauty and How Do You Feel? Anthony Browne lives in Kent, England.

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