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Eszterhas, Suzi

The story of a gorilla, from birth to adulthood, photographed on location in the wild by award-winning American photographer, Suzi Eszterhas, who specialises in work with newborn animals

Book. English.
Published London : Frances Lincoln Children's 2012
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Statement of responsibility: text and photography by Suzi Eszterhas
ISBN: 1847803059, 9781847803054
Intended audience: Key stage 1. Key stage 2.
Note: Includes bibliographical references.
Physical Description: 32 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Series: Eye on the wild ; 1
Subject: Gorilla Pictorial works Juvenile literature.; Animals.; Non-Fiction 5+.
Series Title: Eye on the wild ; 1.


Stunning photos make this a series which will appeal to all animal lovers… A fascinating account of the life of the gorilla, which gives an excellent insight and helps our understanding of these lovely creatures.

Parents in Touch

A wonderful factual book full of photographs of a baby gorilla and her family, detailing life from birth to adulthood and taken on location in the misty mountains of Africa, this is a unique record of this wonderful animal.


A successful mixture of lavish photography and mini fact-files. The lives of cheetahs and gorillas are brilliantly documented from birth to adulthood.

Irish Examiner||

This volume delves into the world of gorillas and will certainly appeal to the target audience. The images will easily  captivate youngsters who are sure to be enthralled with the interesting facts within.

Amateur Photographer

Back cover copy

“Far away, in the misty mountains of Africa, a baby gorilla is born.”

Follow the life of a mountain gorilla from birth to adulthood, in this unique wildlife information book for young children, photographed close-up in the wild by an award-winning wildlife photographer. Find out all about gorilla family life, including food, play, grooming, and communication, and watch one baby gorilla as she grows up until, on her sixth birthday, she is ready to have babies of her own!

Also in the EYE ON THE WILD series: Cheetah, Brown Bear, Lion