Growing Up Gorilla: How a Zoo Baby Brought Her Family Together

Growing Up Gorilla: How a Zoo Baby Brought Her Family Together

by Clare Hodgson Meeker


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This heartwarming true story chronicles what happened after a mother gorilla gave birth for the first time and then walked away from her newborn baby at Seattle's Woodland Park. The dedicated staff worked tirelessly to find innovative ways for mother and baby to build a relationship. The efforts were ultimately successful, as baby Yola bonded with her mother and the rest of the family group.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781541542402
Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group
Publication date: 09/03/2019
Pages: 48
Sales rank: 416,231
Product dimensions: 9.90(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range: 9 - 10 Years

About the Author

Clare Hodgson Meeker is the author of 12 children's books, including the 2016 Junior Library Guild Selection Rhino Rescue! and the Smithsonian Notable Book Lootas, Little Wave Eater. She lives in Seattle and San Francisco and is a founding member of the indie folk band, The Righteous Mothers.

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