Publisher description for Primates : the fearless science of Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, and Birute Galdikas / Jim Ottaviani & Maris Wicks.


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Jim Ottaviani returns with an action-packed account of the three greatest_primatologists of the last century: Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, and Birute; Galdikas. These three ground-breaking researchers were all students of the great Louis Leakey, and each made profound contributions to primatology—and to our own understanding of ourselves.

Tackling Goodall, Fossey, and Galdikas in turn, and covering the highlights of their respective careers, Primates is an accessible, entertaining, and informative look at the field of primatology and at the lives of three of the most remarkable women scientists of the twentieth century. Thanks to the charming and inviting illustrations by Maris Wicks, this is a nonfiction graphic novel with broad appeal.




Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Goodall, Jane, -- 1934-
Fossey, Dian.
Galdikas, Birut‚e Marija Filomena.
Women primatologists -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Apes -- Behavior -- Research -- Juvenile literature.
Primatologists -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Comic books, strips, etc.
Graphic novels.