The Watcher: Jane Goodall's Life with the Chimps
Publish date: April 5th 2011
Publisher: Schwartz & Wade
Pages no: 48
Edition language: English
, Non Fiction
, Biography Memoir
, Picture Books
Crossing the ocean, Jane stayed on deck and watched the waves, even when the cold wind blew. She saw all the different blues and greens of the sea, and fish that glowed through the dark water. What I loved best about this little children’s book was the emphasis that was placed on Jane Goodall’s ...
I grew up watching Jane Goodall's documentary about chimpanzees. I absolutely loved it. It was truly Shakespearean in its scope - funny, shocking, tragic. Watching that film really had a big impact on the person I became - the choices I make and the way I view animals and our relationship with them....
I checked The Watcher out for my niece. She enjoys non-fiction stories, and she likes animals and science, so I thought she'd enjoy learning about Jane Goodall. She didn't seem all that impressed with The Watcher, however, and when I asked her what she thought of it she said, "It was ok. I liked ...
Jane Goodall's life and work for young readers in a style very different from Patrick McDonnell's charming Me Jane (also published this year) but very well done.
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