Me . . . Jane by Patrick McDonnell

Me . . . Jane

byPatrick McDonnell, Emma Walton Hamilton

Kobo ebook | March 27, 2012

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**Winner of the Caldecott Honor

Patrick McDonnell-beloved, bestselling author-artist and creator of the Mutts syndicated comic strip--shares the inspiring story of young Jane Goodall, the legendary and inspiring conservationist featured in the hit documentary film Jane.**

In his characteristic heartwarming style, Patrick McDonnell tells the story of the young Jane Goodall and her special childhood toy chimpanzee named Jubilee. As the young Jane observes the natural world around her with wonder, she dreams of "a life living with and helping all animals," until one day she finds that her dream has come true. With anecdotes taken directly from Jane Goodall's autobiography, McDonnell makes this very true story accessible for the very young--and young at heart.

One of the world's most inspiring women, Dr. Jane Goodall is a renowned humanitarian, conservationist, animal activist, environmentalist, and United Nations Messenger of Peace. In 1977 she founded the Jane Goodall Institute (JGI), a global nonprofit organization that empowers people to make a difference for all living things.

Patrick McDonnell was born in Elizabeth, New Jersey on March 17, 1956. After graduating from the School of Visual Arts, he became a freelance illustrator, drawing the Russell Baker Observer column for the New York Times Sunday Magazine from 1978-1993. He also created Bad Baby, a monthly comic strip for Parents Magazine, which ran for 1...
Title:Me . . . JaneFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:March 27, 2012Publisher:Little, Brown Books for Young ReadersLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0316210102

ISBN - 13:9780316210102


Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great! A great picture book about Jane Goodall!
Date published: 2017-05-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My daughter loves this book Awesome book on a young girl's curiosity and exploration of the natural world blossoming into a fabulous role model.
Date published: 2017-03-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great book! This is a great kids book! I originally purchased it to read it to my kindergarten class but I just fell in love with the story. The artwork is great and also gives a brief bio about Jane Goodall at the back to show children that it is a true story.
Date published: 2017-02-08
Rated 5 out of 5 by from A great inspiring kids book This wonderful short story is filled with a child's curiosity. A delightful tale of a little girls journey to achieve her dreams.
Date published: 2016-11-19