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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|Title of eBook: The Watcher|
|Release Date: 04-05-2011|
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|Publisher: Random House Children's Books|
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Title: The Watcher July 8, 2012 Great story, gorgeous illustrations. After I read it the first time, i wanted it again.
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Reviewer: A reader from SEATTLE, WA USA
July 8, 2012
Great story, gorgeous illustrations. After I read it the first time, i wanted it again.
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