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  • Written by Jeanette Winter
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Jane Goodall's Life with the Chimps

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On Sale: April 05, 2011
Pages: 48 | ISBN: 978-0-375-98583-6
Published by : Schwartz & Wade RH Childrens Books
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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.


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About Jeanette Winter

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Jeanette Winter has written and illustrated almost 50 books for children, including Diego, Emily Dickinson’s Letters to the World, The Librarian of Basra, Georgia, and Mama. Her art with flat colors and perspectives in the folk art tradition have brought her many honors. She lives in New York City.
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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."

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WINNER 2011 Junior Library Guild Selection
WINNER 2011 Kirkus Reviews Best ChildrenÂ’s Books
WINNER 2011 Booklist Children's Editors' Choice
NOMINEE Bank Street Child Study Children's Book Award
NOMINEE South Carolina Children's Book Award
NOMINEE National Science Teachers Association Outstanding Science Trade Books for Children
NOMINEE ALA Notable Children's Book
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