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Children's Primate Books

A Visual Introduction To Monkeys & Apes (Animal Watch)
by: Stonehouse, Bernard

Introduces the physical characteristics, behavior, and habitats of primates, including lemurs, monkeys, apes, and humans. Color illustrations & color photos. Ages 10 & up. 46 pgs.
c. 2000, H/C...$16.95


All About Monkeys
by: Lemmon, Robert S.

Information on monkeys and illustrations of many of the primate family. Ages 10-14.
c. 1958, H/C...$15.00
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited


Amazing Monkeys: A National Geographic Action Book
by: National Geographic Society

Each page contains a pop-up picture of different monkeys, along with brief information about that monkey. Capuchin, spider monkeys, golden lion tamarin, colobus, baboon, and snow monkeys. Ages 4-7.
c. 1985, H/C...$12.50


An Ape Or A Monkey?
by: Sopis, Kenneth & Josephine
Explains the difference between Apes & Monkeys, and between Old World Monkeys & new World Monkeys. B/W photos. Ages 8-12. 46 pgs.
c. 1973, S/C... $7.50
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Very Good, ex-library copy w/usual lib markings


Apes & Monkeys (Eyes On Nature)
by: Grassy, John

Set your eyes on nature and explore the fascinating world of apes & monkeys. Learn the difference between apes & monkeys, where they live, about their bodies & special features, how they communicate, how they live, about their babies, and conservation efforts. Lots of color photos on every page. 31 pgs. Ages 8-12.
c. 1997, S/C...$5.95


Apes and Monkeys (Kingfisher Young Knowledge Series)
by: Taylor, Barbara
A delightful way for children to investigate primates, their habitats, with colorful photos, and including sections such as: Shelter from the storm with a baby orangutan, swing through the trees with a gibbon, fishing for termites witha gang of chimps, and munching on fresh fruit with monkeys. With fun and easy projects! 48 Colorful pgs. Ages 4-8.
c. 2004, H/C...$8.95


Baby Baboon
by: C, Elizabeth

A factual account set in the Scrubland of Kenya, East Africa, this book follows a year in the life of a baby Olive Baboon. From the time of his birth to his acceptance as a member of the baboon troop, including the many perils he must face to stay alive. Ages 12 & up. B/W illustrations. 62 pgs.
c. 1971, H/C...$5.00
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited


Baboon Family (Animal Series)
by: Goodall, Jane

Pumpkin is a three month old baboon baby and lives with his mother, Petal, in a baboon troop in the wild. Learn about baboon life in the troop. Ages 4-8. Color photos. 26 pgs.
c. 1991, H/C...$3.95


Bushbaby
by: Kennaway, Adrienne

Tale of a Bushbaby looking for food. Above all else Bushbaby loves figs and must find a way to outwit Monitor, the fierce lizard that guards the tree where the most delicious ones grow. Colorful illustrations. 26 pgs. Ages 4-8.
c. 1991, (Regular $15.95) H/C...$7.95
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Fair-Good, Ex-library, usual library markings, binding breaking


Bushbaby
by: Kennaway, Adrienne

Tale of a Bushbaby looking for food. Above all else Bushbaby loves figs and must find a way to outwit Monitor, the fierce lizard that guards the tree where the most delicious ones grow. Colorful illustrations. 26 pgs. Ages 4-8.
c. 1991, H/C...$15.95
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Like New


Chimpanzee Kid
by: Roy, Ron

A novel: Considered to be something of a misfit by his classmates because of his interest in animal rights, Harold finds a friend in the new boy in class who agrees to help him in his secret plan to free a caged lab chimp. Ages 10-14. 142 pgs.
c. 1985, H/C...$5.00


Chimps & Baboons (Ranger Rick Series)
d' Aulaire, Emily & Ola

Information about chimps & baboons and their life in the wild. Color photos & illustrations. 32 pgs. Ages 8-10.
c. 1974, H/C...$7.50
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limted
Condition: Very Good


Golden Book Of Monkeys, Apes & Other Primates
by: Silverman, Maida

Introduction to the monkey groups with good color illustrations.
c.1991...H/C...$9.95


Gorilla Doctors: Saving Endangered Great Apes (Scientists In The Field)
by: Turner, Pamela S.

Through engaging text and stunning photographs, Turner delivers a gripping tale of science, nature, and the conservation of life as she follows the Mountain Gorilla Veterinary Project, a group working to save the gorilla population of Rwanda and Uganda. Color Photos. Aes 9-12. 64 pgs.
c. 2005, H/C...$17.00


How To Speak Chimpanzee
by: Brassey, Richard

Cute phrasebook of useful everyday chimpanzee expressions to imitate.
c.1995..H/C...$12.50


I Like Monkeys Because....
by: Hansard, Peter

An ideal choice for childern who love monkeys or for class learning about wild animals, this book offers fascinating information about monkey behavior, biology, and habitats. Colorful illustrations. 26 pages. Ages 4 and up.
c. 1993, S/C...$5.95


In Search Of Lemurs: My Days & Nights in a Madagascar Rain Forest
by: Powzyk, Joyce

This is an unusual account of a woman scientist's field expedition in the Ranomafana National Park of Madagascar. Of the 32 types of lemurs known to live on the island, 11 live in the park. On this trip, with guide Talata, the author encounters eight lemurs. The pair also observe an array of exotic birds, a hedgehog, insect-eating bats, city and forest rats. an orb-weaver spider, ring-tailed and broad-striped mongooses, a civet, tree frogs, freshwater crabs, a fossa, giant earthworms, leeches, millipedes, and an aye-aye. The key encounters are handsomely and faithfully illustrated, and the first-person descriptions bring the story to life. Beautiful color illustrations. 44 pgs. Ages 8-12.
c. 1998, H/C...(Regular Price $17.95)...$12.95
Used
Condition: Very Good, ex-library, usual library markings otherwise like new


Koko's Kitten
by: Patterson, Dr. Francine

The true story of the gorilla KoKo who learned sign language and her baby, a kitten. Color photos. Ages 12 & Up. 29 pgs.
c.1985, H/C...$9.95
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Like New


Koko's Kitten
by: Patterson, Dr. Francine

The true story of the gorilla KoKo who learned sign language and her baby, a kitten. Color photos. Ages 12 & Up. 29 pgs.
c.1985, S/C...$5.00
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Good, shows some wear


Koko's Story
by: Patterson, Dr. Francine

Author recounts her experiences with raising a gorilla to speak sign language. Color photos. 37 pgs. Ages 12 & up.
c. 1987, H/C...$10.95
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Koko's Story
by: Patterson, Dr. Francine

Author recounts her experiences with raising a gorilla to speak sign language. Color photos. 37 pgs. Ages 12 & up.
c. 1987, S/C...$4.95
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited


Lemur (Hook-a-Book)
by: Wilmot, Zoe

A board book that is shaped to be hooked into other books in the series. A delightful way for young children to learn about the ring-tailed lemur. It describes the habitat, physical characteristics, and habits of a ring-tailed lemur. 12 pgs. Ages 2-5.
c. 1993, Boardbook...$4.50

Lemurs
by: Anderson, Norman & Brown, Walter

Introduces the physical characteristics, habits, and natural environment of several kinds of lemurs whose principal home is the forest of Madagascar. Also discusses the uncertain future of these animals in the wild and what is being done to preserve them from extinction. Color photos. Ages 10-14. 63 pgs.
c. 1984, H/C...$25.00
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Very Good - like new with dust jacket

Lemurs, Lorises & Bushbabies
by: Napier, Prue

All about the breeding habits of lemurs, lorises and bushbabies, and the way their young develop. Color illustrations. Ages 12 & up. 48 pgs.
c. 1977, H/C...$22.50
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Very Good - minor wear on cover, inside excellent

Little Apes
by: Conklin, Gladys

Describes a typical day in the life of a young chimpanzee, gorilla, orangutan, and gibbon. Accurate color illustrations. 32 pages.
c. 1970, H/C...$12.50
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Conditon: Fair, Ex-Lib

Little Monkey (Jungle Books Boardbook)
Little Monkey is learning to do things on his own, with the help of his mother. Boardbook. Ages 1-3.
c. 2002, BoardBook... $3.99

Little Pierre
by: Perkins, Carol

True story of a baby chimp's rise to stardom at the St. Louis Zoo. B/W photos.
c. 1966, H/C...$7.50
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Very good w/dust jacket, dust jacket shows minor shelf wear, inside clean


Little Pierre
by: Perkins, Carol

True story of a baby chimp's rise to stardom at the St. Louis Zoo. B/W photos.
c. 1966, H/C, Autographed...$17.50
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Very Good


Monkey Trouble
by: Leroe, Ellen

Novel: The hilarious and heartwarming story centers around a nine-year-old girl, a secret pet monkey, and the monkey's owner, who'll go to any lengths to get the monkey back. 150 pgs. Ages 9-12.
c. 1994, P/B...$5.00
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Good


Monkey With A Notion
by: Blough, Glenn

Fictional story about a monkey in a pet shop. 88 pgs. Ages 10-14.
c. 1946, H/C...$12.50
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Good, no dust jacket, ex-library, usual library markings


Monkeys, Go Home
by: Cebulash, Mel

From the Walt Disney prodcution sceenplay by Maurice Tombragel, based on the book "The Monkeys" by G.K. Wilkinson. Take an ex-Air Force man who has just inherited an olive farm, four space monkeys, one beautiful girl, two villans, & a little town in Fance... what do you get? Monkey Business! and a million laughs in this hilarious adaptation of the Walt Disney comedy hit. B/W photos. 128 pgs. Ages 10-14.
c. 1967, S/C...$5.00
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Good


My Life With The Chimpanzees
by: Goodall, Jane

Autobiography of the fascinating story of one of the world's most celebrated naturalists, Jane Goodall. This is Jane Goodall's story & adventures with the chimps & the important discoveries she has made about them. B/W photos. Ages 10 & up.
c. 1988, P/B...$2.75
Used, Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Very Good

My Life With The Chimpanzees
by: Goodall, Jane

Autobiography of the fascinating story of one of the world's most celebrated naturalists, Jane Goodall. This is Jane Goodall's story & adventures with the chimps & the important discoveries she has made about them. B/W photos. 156 pgs. Ages 10 & up.
c. 1996, Revised, P/B...$4.99

- Orangutans (Living in the Wild: Primates)
by: Silverman, Buffy

Introduces orangutans, describing their behavior, habitat, life cycle, eating habits, and the threats they face from deforestation and poaching. Color illustrations & photos. Ages 8-12. 48 pgs.
c. 2012, H/C... $32.65

Primates
by: Spizzirri

Contains 32 page educational coloring book and story cassette.
c.1981...Booklet w/Cassette...$6.95


Primates
by: Spizzirri

Educational coloring book, baboon, langur, proboscis, gibbon, mandrill, spider monkey.
c.1981...Booklet...$1.95


Primates: Fascinating World Of
by: Julivert, Maria

Describes the physical characteristics, habits & habitat of primates.
c.1996...S/C...$6.95


Raising Gordy Gorilla At The San Diego Zoo
by: Irvine, Georgeanne

True story of the second gorilla ever born at the San Diego Zoo. Gordy was born premature and refused to nurse from his mother. Documents his first year and his adjustment to living with a troop of gorillas. Lots of photos. 45 pgs.
c. 1990, H/C...$13.95

Very First Things To Know About Monkeys
by: Albee, Sarah

Wonderful beginner information, realistic color illustartions, includes 25 re-useable stickers. 32 pgs.
c.1999...H/C...$8.95


What Is A Primate?
by: Kalaman, Bobbie

Examines physiology, feeding, reproductive habits & social behavior. Chimps, Bonobos, Orangs, Gorilla, Gibbon, New & Old World Primates, Prosimians, Marmosets. 32 pgs.
c.1999...S/C...$5.95


What On Earth Is A Galago?
by: Ricciuti, Edward R.

This book describes an animal's physical characteristics and explains details about enviorment, reproduction, and methods of survival. Full-color maps and stunning photographs make the subjects come to life. Very colorful photos. Ages 7-10. 32 pgs.
c. 1995, H/C...$12.95
Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Brand New


Whose Tail Is That?
by: Nicholls, Christine

2 young monkeys loose their mother. Can they find her just by looking at tails of other animals? Full color. 30 pgs. Age 4-6.
c. 1999, S/C...$3.99
Out-Of-Print, Quantities Limited
Condition: Brand New


Zoobooks Chimpanzees & Bonobos
by: Wildlife Education

An all-in-one, everything-you-wanted-to-know-but-didnít-know-who-to-ask guide to chimps and bonobos. Features 24 pages of striking wildlife photography, insightful writing, colorful illustrations, and diagrams that explain in simple terms things that make "animal facts" come alive for your child. Ages 5-12.
c.1990...Booklet...$2.95


Zoobooks Gorillas
by: Wildlife Education

An all-in-one, everything-you-wanted-to-know-but-didnít-know-who-to-ask guide to gorillas. Features 24 pages of striking wildlife photography, insightful writing, colorful illustrations, and diagrams that explain in simple terms things that make "animal facts" come alive for your child. Ages 5-12.
c.1987...Booklet...$2.95


Zoobooks Old World Monkeys
by: Wildlife Education

An all-in-one, everything-you-wanted-to-know-but-didnít-know-who-to-ask guide to the worldís most fascinating monkeys. Features 24 pages of striking wildlife photography, insightful writing, colorful illustrations, and diagrams that explain in simple terms things that make "animal facts" come alive for your child. Ages 5-12.
c.1990...Booklet...$2.95


Zoobooks Orangutans
by: Wildlife Education

An all-in-one, everything-you-wanted-to-know-but-didnít-know-who-to-ask guide to orangutans. Features 24 pages of striking wildlife photography, insightful writing, colorful illustrations, and diagrams that explain in simple terms things that make "animal facts" come alive for your child. Ages 5-12.
c.1990...Booklet...$2.95


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