Apes and Monkeys

Apes and Monkeys

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KFYK - Kingfisher Young Knowledge is a science-based, highly visual, inspirational learning experience. Lively, engaging text explains the basics of a favourite subject, zooming in on intriguing aspects illustrated with stunning full-colour photographs. Project spreads featuring activities to do at home or when out and about, encourage hands-on involvement and understanding. KFYK Apes and Monkeys introduces readers to the fascinating world of our nearest animal relatives. Learn about the lives of these amazing creatures and the remarkable things they do, from swinging through the treetops to using tools and chattering to each other to communicate. From the acrobatic black spider monkey to the intelligent orang-utan and magnificent gorilla, readers will be delighted to meet a variety of these much-loved animals. Fun projects, such as building a model of a chimpanzee hunting ground, allow children to really understand these fascinating creatures.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 48 pages
  • 196 x 258 x 10mm | 421.85g
  • Pan MacMillan
  • Kingfisher Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • col. Illustrations
  • 075340947X
  • 9780753409473

Table of contents

1 Half-title; 2 Imprint; 3 Title; 4 Contents; 6 What is an ape? 8 Apes in Africa; 10 Apes in Asia; 12 Getting around; 14 Finding food; 16 Brainy apes; 18 Chatty chimps; 20 Baby apes; 22 What is a monkey? 24 American monkeys; 26 African and Asian monkeys; 28 Ape or monkey? 30 Moving and grooving; 32 Hungry monkeys; 34 Getting to know you; 36 Baby monkeys; 38 Apes and monkeys in danger; 40 Saving apes and monkeys; 42 Projects; 44 Projects; 46 Projects; 48 Indexshow more

About Barbara Taylor

Barbara Taylor studied Environmental Sciences at Southampton University before becoming a science editor and writer at London's Natural History Museum. She is author of more than 100 children's information books and encyclopedias on science, natural history and geography. Barbara has won four awards: The Wow Award; the American Association of Physics Science Writing Award; The Geographical Association Gold Award; the English Association's 4-11 award, Key Stage 2 Non-fiction category.show more

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