The watcher : Jane Goodall's life with the chimps /
by Winter, Jeanette.Material type: BookPublisher: New York : Schwartz & Wade Books, c2011Edition: 1st ed.Description:  p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780375867743; 0375867740; 9780375967740 (lib. bdg.).Subject(s): Goodall, Jane, 1934- -- Juvenile literature | Primatologists -- England -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Women primatologists -- England -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Chimpanzees -- Tanzania -- Gombe Stream National Park -- Juvenile literature | Women -- BiographySummary: An illustrated biography of British primatologist Jane Goodall, describing her childhood, the years she spent in the African forests to observe chimpanzees, and her efforts to protect and preserve primates and their habitats.
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Acclaimed picture book biographer Jeanette Winter has found her perfect subject: Jane Goodall, the great observer of chimpanzees. Follow Jane from her childhood in London watching a robin on her windowsill, to her years in the African forests of Gombe, Tanzania, invited by brilliant scientist Louis Leakey to observe chimps, to her worldwide crusade to save these primates who are now in danger of extinction, and their habitat. Young animal lovers and Winter's many fans will welcome this fascinating and moving portrait of an extraordinary person and the animals to whom she has dedicated her life.<br> <br> The Watcher was named a Best Book of the Year by the Boston Globe , Kirkus Reviews , Booklist , and the Bank Street College of Education.
School Library Journal, April 2011
Booklist starred, March 2011
Publisher's Weekly, February 2011
Kirkus Starred, March 2011
New York Times, May 2011
Horn Book, March 2011
Bulletin (Center for Children's books), April 2011
An illustrated biography of British primatologist Jane Goodall, describing her childhood, the years she spent in the African forests to observe chimpanzees, and her efforts to protect and preserve primates and their habitats.
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