The Watcher

The Watcher

Jane Goodall's Life With the Chimps

Book - 2011
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Random House, Inc.
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.

Baker & Taylor
This book traces out the life and career of Jane Goodall as a watcher of English fauna to her adult work as scholar of animal behavior in Africa.

& Taylor

Describes the life of Jane Goodall, from her childhood in London watching a robin on the windowsill to her time in the African forests of Gombe, Tanzania, studying chimpanzees.

Publisher: New York : Schwartz & Wade Books, c2011
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780375867743
Branch Call Number: 92 G61w 2011 CHILD
Characteristics: [42] p. : col. ill. ; 22 cm


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Jan 24, 2015

Interesting and well written, nicely illustrated

green_thumb Jan 09, 2015

Great book! Nice illustrations and well written. I love Jane Goodall.

Feb 23, 2014

"She talked to the animals like Dr. Doolittle, and walked unafraid like Tarzan. " What a great book, luminous illustrations!


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