Who are the great apes? They include the chimpanzees, bonobos, orangutans, and gorillas. This colorful book describes the life of these interesting creatures. Series Information This highly praised series of books was launched by Franklin Watts, and has been in print since the 1950s. Today's First Books provide engaging, in-depth introductions to subjects in all areas of the middle-grade curriculum, including science, social studies, and the arts. Each First Book is divided into chapters, and includes an index, illustrations, a for-further-reading list and, where appropriate, a glossary and original maps.