Meet the Gorilla: A 15-Minute Book for Early Readers by Caitlind Alexander
This book is a shortened version of our popular “Gorillas: Men of the African Forest” and is intended for beginning readers. With only 1107 easy to read words, young children can experience for themselves the joy of learning about the gorilla. They will find out the answers to these questions: Do gorillas walk around on their back legs? How long are a gorilla’s teeth? Where does a male gorilla sleep? How many kinds of gorillas are there? Can gorillas swim? And many more!
LearningIsland.com believes in the value of children practicing reading for 15 minutes every day. Our 15-Minute Books give children lots of fun, exciting choices to read, from classic stories, to mysteries, to books of knowledge. Many books are appropriate for hi-lo readers. Open the world of reading to a child by having them read for 15 minutes a day.
Caitlind Alexander is the author of over 60 books for children, including the Jamie and Kendall Broderick Mystery series, the Wonderful World of Animals series, the Miss Jones series, and a number of books in the 14 Fun Facts and 101 Fun Facts series.
Caitlind is also an accomplished speaker. She has given numerous talks to children and school classes. She also gives talks and seminars for writers on topics ranging from creating believable characters to publishing ebooks.
She lives in California where she loves to visit historic places and learn about new things. She also loves to travel and has been all over the world.