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Six-Gun Gorilla
Simon Spurrier

BOOM! Studios, 2014

Lost in a lawless, post-apocalyptic other-world. Good thing your companion is a...Six-Gun Gorilla! Welcome to “the Blister” -- a bizarre other-world colonized by humans sometime in the 22nd century, which quickly became a hotly-contested source of fertile land and natural resources long ago exhausted on Earth. In this new frontier, a rogue gunslinger and his companion wander across a wilderness in the grips of a civil war, encountering ...
  
  











  



  
Gorillas
Seymour Simon

HarperCollins, 2008

Classic movies show giant gorillas scaling tall buildings and swatting planes from the sky, but actual gorillas are gentle social animals that live together in family groups like humans. In fact, gorillas are one of the closest genetic matches to people. And just like humans, gorillas can shriek chuckle hiccup even burp! Award-winning science writer Seymour Simon has teamed up with the Smithsonian Institution to bring you an ...
  
  











  



  
Good Night, Gorilla
Peggy Rathmann

Putnam Juvenile, 1996

A must-have board book for all babies. Good night, Gorilla. Good night, Elephant. It's bedtime at the zoo, and all the animals are going to sleep. Or are they? Who's that short, furry guy with the key in his hand and the mischievous grin? Good night, Giraffe. Good night, Hyena. Sneak along behind the zookeeper's back, and see who gets the last laugh in this riotous good-night romp.
  
  











  



  
The Invisible Gorilla: How Our Intuitions Deceive Us
Christopher Chabris, Daniel Simons

Harmony, 2011

Reading this book will make you less sure of yourself—and that’s a good thing. In The Invisible Gorilla, Christopher Chabris and Daniel Simons, creators of one of psychology’s most famous experiments, use remarkable stories and counterintuitive scientific findings to demonstrate an important truth: Our minds don’t work the way we think they do. We think we see ourselves and the world as they really are, but we’re actually missing ...
  
  











  



  
Little Gorilla
Ruth Bornstein

HMH Books for Young Readers, 2000

A simple rhythmic text portrays Little Gorilla, who is loved by everyone in the jungle as he begins to grow . . . and Grow . . . and GROW.
  
  











  



  
Gorillas in the Mist
Dian Fossey Dr.

Mariner Books, 2000

One of the most important books ever written about our connection to the natural world, GORILLAS IN THE MIST is the riveting account of Dian Fossey's thirteen years in a remote African rain forest with the greatest of the great apes. Fossey's extraordinary efforts to ensure the future of the rain forest and its remaining mountain gorillas are captured in her own words and in candid photographs of this fascinating endangered species. As only she ...
  
  











  



  
One Gorilla: A Counting Book
Atsuko Morozumi

Square Fish, 1993

Here is a list of the things I love. One gorilla. Two butterflies among my flowers—and one gorilla. Three budgerigars in my house—and one gorilla. One very playful gorilla keeps popping up in gardens, forests, jungles, and even people’s houses as he takes the reader on a wild counting adventure. He hides—as much as a gorilla can!—along with all the other creatures as they dart, leap, and peer from the most surprising places, waiting ...
  
  











  



  
The One and Only Ivan
Katherine Applegate

HarperCollins, 2012

Winner of the 2013 Newbery Medal and a #1 New York Times bestseller, this stirring and unforgettable novel from renowned author Katherine Applegate celebrates the transformative power of unexpected friendships. Inspired by the true story of a captive gorilla known as Ivan, this illustrated novel is told from the point-of-view of Ivan himself. Having spent 27 years behind the glass walls of his enclosure in a shopping mall, Ivan has grown ...
  
  











  



  
Gorilla
Anthony Browne

Candlewick, 2014

Anthony Browne’s incomparable artwork illuminates the deeply satisfying story of a lonely girl, a friendly gorilla, and their enchanted night out. Hannah spends all of her time reading gorilla books, watching gorilla TV shows, and drawing gorilla pictures. She has gorillas on her bedside lamp and even on her box of cereal. Hannah loves gorillas and longs to see a real one, but her father is always too busy - or too tired - to take her to ...
  
  











  



  
Amazing Gorillas! (I Can Read Book 2)
Sarah L. Thomson

HarperCollins, 2006

Amazing Gorillas! is the third paperback title in an exciting series of non–fiction I Can Read Books that features kids' favorite animals and spectacular photographs from the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS). The exceptional writing and design of the I Can Read Books–paired with WCS's global research and conservation efforts, educational programs, and stunning photographs–make this a standout series for children, caretakers, and ...
  
  











  



  
Ding Dong! Gorilla!
Michelle Robinson

Peachtree Publishers, 2013

While his mother gets ready upstairs, a boy is waiting for delivery of a great big pizza with extra cheese. When the doorbell rings, it isn't the pizza guy it's a gorilla! Without even being invited in, the gorilla heads straight for mischief. He dumps out the boy's toy box, colors on the walls, kicks soccer balls in the house, and makes a giant mess in the kitchen. And that's not even the bad news! While all this mayhem is going on, the real ...
  
  











  



  
Gorilla Food: Living and Eating Organic, Vegan, and Raw
Aaron Ash

Arsenal Pulp Press, 2012

Raw food diets have exploded in popularity in recent years; some believe that the cooking process destroys nutrients and even produces dangerous chemicals by the interaction of heat with fat, protein, and carbohydrates. Enter Aaron Ash, a charismatic chef whose organic raw vegan restaurant Gorilla Food has taken Vancouver by storm for its inventive and delicious dishes, all prepared without use of animal products or a stove. Aaron is a ...
  
  











  



  
One Gorilla: A Counting Book
Anthony Browne

Candlewick, 2013

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, ...
  
  











  



  
Face to Face With Gorillas (Face to Face with Animals)
Michael Nichols, Elizabeth Carney

National Geographic Children's Books, 2009

Deep in the jungle—you’re suddenly face to face with the great gorilla. It’s clear that even here, you are sharing a moment with one of man’s closest relatives. He’s staring at you with those eyes that look so...human. Experiences like this have made National Geographic photographer Nick Nichols a fierce advocate for conservation of shrinking wildlife habitats.
  
  











  



  
Good Morning, Gorillas (Magic Tree House #26)
Mary Pope Osborne

Random House Books for Young Readers, 2002

Jack and Annie are ready for their next fantasy adventure in the bestselling middle-grade series—the Magic Tree House! Gentle giants or giant monsters? That's the question Jack and Annie have about gorillas when the Magic Tree House sweeps them to the mountains of Africa. There they meet a group of amazing and sometimes frightening mountain gorillas. Annie knows how to play with the creatures right away. But Jack is left out. Will the ...
  
  











  



  
Looking For Miza: The True Story of the Mountain Gorilla Family Who Rescued on of Their Own
Juliana Hatkoff, Isabella Hatkoff, ...

Scholastic, 2008

Miza is a baby gorilla. This is her story. In a magical place called the Congo, in the beautiful forests and jungles of Virunga National Park, lives a young female mountain gorilla named Miza. She was just like any other baby gorilla, riding on her mother's back, playing, taking naps. Then, one day, when Miza and her mother were out searching for food, Miza's mother disappeared, leaving her baby alone and frightened. Miza's father, a fierce ...
  
  











  



  
Mountain Gorillas: Biology, Conservation, and Coexistence
Gene Eckhart, Annette Lanjouw

Johns Hopkins University Press, 2008

Tucked into one of the most beautiful and conflicted regions of the world are the last of the mountain gorillas. These apes have survived centuries of human encroachment into their habitat and range and decades of intense conflict and violence. The remaining 720 mountain gorillas exist in a fragile habitat, nestled in an area torn by human interests and needs for land, water, and minerals. With captivating photography and the most recent ...
  
  











  



  
Busy Gorillas (A Busy Book)
John Schindel

Tricycle Press, 2010

From clinging and swinging, to scratching and napping, the 13th book in Tricycle's popular Busy Book series features gorillas of all sizes taking part in a variety of actions that toddlers can do too.
  
  











  



  
Gorillas
Gail Gibbons

Holiday House, 2011

All the wild gorillas live in Africa. They are peaceful and intelligent, and live in family groups called troops. Here are descriptions of the physical characteristics of these primates as well as information about how they live, including how they eat, raise their young, and adapt to their environment. Gibbons's trademark style features kid-friendly explanations and visually presented facts.
  
  











  



  
The Red Gorilla of Oz (New Adventures in Oz Book 1), 2012

Sebastian is the clumsy, heedless prince of the red gorillas. The Eternal Flame that protects his troop has inexplicably gone out, and the jungle is withering and dying. Sebastian must venture down Crimson Mountain to find Glinda, who he hopes will restore the flame. On his journey, the red gorilla makes good friends and faces dangerous enemies. Meanwhile, in the Emerald City, all of the wonderful animated characters such as Jack Pumpkinhead ...
  
  











  








   



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