Publisher description for The watcher : Jane Goodall's life with the chimps / Jeanette Winter.


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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.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Goodall, Jane, -- 1934- -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Primatologists -- England -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Women primatologists -- England -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Chimpanzees -- Tanzania -- Gombe Stream National Park -- Juvenile literature.
Goodall, Jane, -- 1934- -- Biography.
Primatologists -- England -- Biography.
Women primatologists -- England -- Biography.
Chimpanzees -- Tanzania -- Gombe Stream National Park.