Long ago local hunters captured a white baby gorilla in the jungles of Equatorial Guinea, a former Spanish colony in Africa. A rare and unusual creature, the little gorilla soon captured the hearts of gorilla experts doing field work in that country. Eventually sent to Barcelona, Spain, the white gorilla became an instant and adored icon in the city zoo. Set in Spain and Equatorial Guinea, the only Spanish speaking African nation, El gorila blanco de Guinea Española features unique vocabulary and fascinating cognates. Written in the present tense with vivid illustrations on every page, El gorila blanco de Guinea Española is a compelling and comprehensible novel for Novice level readers and above.

Targeted Level:

  • Level 1
  • Unique Word Count: 170
  • Total Word Count: 2,300