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Apes and monkeys

Apes and monkeys

Taylor, Barbara, 1954-

'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

Book. English.
New ed.].
Published London: Kingfisher, 2011
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Statement of responsibility: Barbara Taylor
ISBN: 0753431602, 9780753431603
Intended audience: Key Stage 2. Juvenile.
Note: Previous ed.: 2004.
Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Physical Description: 56 p. : col. ill. ; 26 cm.
Series: Discover science
Subject: Apes Juvenile literature.; Monkeys Juvenile literature.; Animals.; Non-Fiction 7+.
Series Title: Discover science.

Accelerated Reading

Book Level: 4.2
Interest Level: LY
Points: 0.5
Quiz Number: 206927

Author note

Barbara Taylor has won numerous awards including the American Association of Physics Science Writing Award and the Geographical Association Gold Award. Deborah Chancellor trained as a primary school teacher before becoming a children's author and editor. Belinda Weber is an author and editor who has written many children's books on natural history, science, history and geography. Dr Mike Goldsmith is Head of Acoustics at the UK's National Physical Laboratory. An author of over 20 non-fiction books for children, he was shortlisted for the Aventis Prize for Science, Junior Section, in 2002 and 2004. Jinny Johnson has written and edited dozens of non-fiction titles for young children on subjects as diverse as birds, creepy-crawlies, endangered animals, the seasons and skeletons.