The Watcher: Jane Goodall's Life With The Chimps by Jeanette WinterThe Watcher: Jane Goodall's Life With The Chimps by Jeanette Winter

The Watcher: Jane Goodall's Life With The Chimps

byJeanette WinterIllustratorJeanette Winter

Picture Books | April 5, 2011

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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.

The Watcher was named a Best Book of the Year by the Boston Globe, Kirkus Reviews, Booklist, and the Bank Street College of Education.
JEANETTE WINTER has written and illustrated almost 50 books for children, including Diego (a New York Times Best Illustrated Book, Parents' Choice Award winner, and Notable Children's Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies), Emily Dickinson's Letters to the World (New York Times Notable Book, Parents' Choice Silver Medal), The Libra...
Title:The Watcher: Jane Goodall's Life With The ChimpsFormat:Picture BooksDimensions:48 pages, 8.81 × 8.81 × 0.38 inPublished:April 5, 2011Publisher:Random House Children's BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0375867740

ISBN - 13:9780375867743


Rated 5 out of 5 by from Jane Goodall is an Amazing Woman This amazing picture book is about the life of Jane Goodall. How she loved animals from an early age, went to Gombe to study the chimpanzees and how that progressed and how she now travels the world. Jane Goodall is an amazing woman and this book should be shared with all children.
Date published: 2018-03-29
Rated 3 out of 5 by from liked it! A nice introduction to J. G and her life.
Date published: 2017-05-06

Editorial Reviews

Starred Review, Booklist, March 1, 2011:
“An author’s note rounds out this beautiful celebration of one of the world’s most influential animal advocates.”

Starred Review, Kirkus Reviews, March 1, 2011:
“This gorgeous, accessible biography allows young readers to absorb the significance of Jane’s tireless research, her groundbreaking discoveries and important work protecting Africa’s land and animals."