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Un Gorila

4.19 of 5 stars 4.19  ·  rating details  ·  59 ratings  ·  17 reviews
Libro mejor ilustrado del ano, del "New York Times"
El major libro para ninos, del "Partent Magazine"
Cundo un gorilla cuenta los gatos, los pajaros, los peces y las ranas, la suma es un encantador diesz.
Paperback, 32 pages
Published October 24th 1996 by Farrar Straus Giroux (first published January 1st 1990)
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Karen Hammond
A one-ten counting book featuring more unusual animals such as Pandas, exotic fish, frogs etc, who all appear in beautifully drawn pictures with the 'one gorilla'. It keeps children enthralled because they need to search and count the animals on the pages, and as there is so much going on within each picture, it keeps their interest. At the end of the book, there is a recap with numbers, words and the images of all of the animals to count again reinforcing the counting skills and it ends with a ...more
Janet
Lovely illustrations in this counting book and the reader must look into the landscapes to find the animals being counted. The counting beings and ends with one gorilla. I will be looking for other titles by this illustrator.
Karen
Feb 12, 2015 Karen rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Young children and their parents
Few words and beautiful illustrations. The BEST kind of counting books! Things to count, but lots of things to talk about as well.
Laura
I can see why this book won the "New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book Award." The pictures are absolutely beautiful and very realistic. Each page turn provides the reader with a new scene, and new animals to find. As you count from 'One Gorilla' to 'Ten Cats' children will be searching to find each and every animal among the flowers, trees, and waves. Then, at the back, all the animals are drawn in a line for easy counting. This is a great read-together counting practice book!
Dana Snyder
The pictures are absolutely beautiful and very realistic. With each turning of the page this book provides the reader with a new scene, and new animals to find. As you count from 'One Gorilla' to 'Ten Cats' children will be searching to find each and every animal among the flowers, trees, and waves. Then, at the back, all the animals are drawn in a line for easy counting. This is a great read-together counting practice book!

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Counting
Teaching children about colorful text.
Sara Larson
Genre: Informational
Age: 3-5
Summary: In this beautifully illustrated informational picture book, a gorilla is the star. On each page, the author lists and illustrates her favorite things; counting them....always including one gorilla.
Reflection: I like the second to last page where it spells out the number, shows the number numerically, spells the name and then shows the same number of pictures. I think kids will learn a lot from that.
Herbie Behm
One Gorilla: A Counting Book by Atsuko Morozumi was an absolutely incredible book. The artwork was phenomenal to say the least. Every illustration was extremely realistic and the way it was designed was extremely interesting. Each page offered additional challenges to find the hidden animal. As a puzzle fan this book was very entertaining for me. This book is a very fun and thought provoking book.
Atziri
I liked this counting book because it provides an additional challenge to a kid, to find the "gorilla" on each page. The illustrations are very realistic, depicting a species in the wild. The book starts off with the gorilla eating a bunch of bananas and ends wondering were the gorilla went. The gorilla is sound asleep under a banana tree. It just simply made me smile.
Michelle
Illustrated by Atsuko Morozumi. This is a story about a gorilla going through the jungle, gardens and by the sea counting the different animals that he sees. The text is simple and it recaps all of the animals and the number of each at the end. The illustrations are beautiful and very detailed. It is a New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book Award winner.
Deb
Was fun to dig this out today after E. said gorilla ("rilla") for the first time after we read a baby board book with a picture of one. This gorilla counting story is quite subtle and gorgeous and will keep her entertained for years.
Bookish
I really liked this counting book, especially because it encourages additional observation of the illustration to "find" the gorilla on each page.
Connie
This is a very sweet and simple counting book, good for babies and toddlers, but even older children can enjoy its beautiful artwork.
Rachel
Fine pictures good pattern, one puzzle - Why are there pandas and snow?
Peggy
A look and find book with beautiful illustrations and a sense of humor.
Joe
Great counting book...a bit more challenging than your typical breed.
Deb
This was beautifully illustrated!
Rowan
My favourite book when I was little.
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