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Breakfast in the Rainforest : A Visit with Mountain Gorillas
by Richard Sobol and Richard Sobol and Leonardo DiCaprio




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First in a planned Traveling Photographer series, this will delight armchair explorers and animal lovers. -- Kirkus Reviews

A Smithsonian Notable Book for Children

Powerful but shy, the African mountain gorilla struggles for survival in the rainforests of Uganda's national parks. Through extraordinary images and a compelling text, wildlife photographer Richard Sobol leads us on an arduous journey to the gorillas' hidden habitats and offers a hushed, close-up look at the gentle giants as they nibble on leaves for their morning meal. Striking photographs of the little-seen ritual remind readers of the wonders of this dwindling species, while a first-person narrative describes the photographer's journey -- and tells of efforts being made to preserve these magnificent creatures.
Back matter includes mountain gorilla facts, online resources, a glossary, and an afterword by Leonardo DiCaprio.

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Overview

First in a planned Traveling Photographer series, this will delight armchair explorers and animal lovers. -- Kirkus Reviews

A Smithsonian Notable Book for Children

Powerful but shy, the African mountain gorilla struggles for survival in the rainforests of Uganda's national parks. Through extraordinary images and a compelling text, wildlife photographer Richard Sobol leads us on an arduous journey to the gorillas' hidden habitats and offers a hushed, close-up look at the gentle giants as they nibble on leaves for their morning meal. Striking photographs of the little-seen ritual remind readers of the wonders of this dwindling species, while a first-person narrative describes the photographer's journey -- and tells of efforts being made to preserve these magnificent creatures.
Back matter includes mountain gorilla facts, online resources, a glossary, and an afterword by Leonardo DiCaprio.


This item is Non-Returnable.

 

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  • ISBN-13: 9780763651343
  • ISBN-10: 0763651346
  • Publisher: Candlewick Press (MA)
  • Publish Date: August 2010
  • Page Count: 48
  • Reading Level: Ages 6-9
  • Dimensions: 9.04 x 9.88 x 0.21 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.46 pounds

Series: Traveling Photographer

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