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Ticknor & Fields, 1993 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 30 pages
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Tess Lemmon describes the fascinating lives and habits of gorillas, chimpanzees, orangutans, and gibbons. The author explores similarities and differences among the various species, describes how and where they live, and discusses how human behavior such as cutting down forests threatens the apes and their environments. Full-color illustrations.

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User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

In handsome oversize format, a look at gibbons, gorillas, chimpanzees, and orangutans. The descriptive text explores habits, anatomy, and life cycle; beautifully detailed paintings—creatively ... Read full review

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User Review  - crhallman - LibraryThing

This book is about Apes. Where in the world they are located, different types of Apes around the world. It explains the different facial features and what which one means. It shows how a mother would care for its baby, what they eat, and how to protect them. Read full review

About the author (1993)

John Butler has illustrated over fifty children's books--among them Bless This Mouse (Handprint)--and has both written and illustrted another dozen, among them Wake Up, Sleepy Bear (Viking), Ten in the Meadow, and Ten in the Den.

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