The Watcher: Jane Goodall's Life with the Chimps by Jeanette Winter

The Watcher: Jane Goodall's Life with the Chimps

byJeanette Winter, Jeanette Winter

Kobo ebook | 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.

From the Hardcover edition.

Jeanette Winter has written and/or illustrated over a dozen children's books, including "Calavera Abecedario" and "The Librarian of Basra: A True Story from Iraq," as well as biographies of Diego Rivera, Johann Sebastian Bach and Georgia O'Keeffe among others. Winter is celebrated for her distinctive painting style, picture design, and...
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Title:The Watcher: Jane Goodall's Life with the ChimpsFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:April 5, 2011Publisher:Random House Children's BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0375985832

ISBN - 13:9780375985836

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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