Contributor biographical information for Primates : the fearless science of Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, and Birute Galdikas / Jim Ottaviani & Maris Wicks.
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Jim Ottaviani has written nonfiction, science-oriented comics since 1997, notably_the number one New York_Times bestseller, Feynman and Fallout which was nominated for an Ignatz Award. He has worked as a nuclear engineer, caddy, programmer, and reference librarian. Primates is his first collaboration with artist Maris Wicks. He lives in Ann Arbor, Michigan.
Maris Wicks (Primates) lives with fellow primate Joe Quinones and their cat, Biggs, in Somerville, Massachusetts. _She has used her opposable thumbs to draw comics for Adhouse Books, Tugboat Press, and Spongebob Comics, and written stories for Image and DC Comics. _When she's not making comics, Maris works as a program educator at the New England Aquarium. _She is an avid tool user and is particularly fond of bananas.
Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Goodall, Jane, -- 1934-
Galdikas, Birut‚e Marija Filomena.
Women primatologists -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Apes -- Behavior -- Research -- Juvenile literature.
Primatologists -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Comic books, strips, etc.