Patrick McDonnell-beloved, bestselling author-artist and creator of the Mutts syndicated comic strip--shares the inspiring story of young Jane Goodall, the legendary and inspiring conservationist featured in the hit documentary film Jane.
In his characteristic heartwarming style, Patrick McDonnell tells the story of the young Jane Goodall and her special childhood toy chimpanzee named Jubilee. As the young Jane observes the natural world around her with wonder, she dreams of "a life living with and helping all animals," until one day she finds that her dream has come true. With anecdotes take
Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE, UN Messenger of Peace, and founder of the Jane Goodall Institute shares virtual readings of some of her favorite books for children every week from her home in Bournemouth, England!
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Dr. Jane reads 'Eagle & the Wren', taking us to flight with a community of birds.
Rickie the chimpanzee lived happily with her mother in the rain forests of Central Africa, warm and safe until the day the hunters came and took Rickie away to sell at a Congolese market. Fortunately, she was rescued by a kind man who adopted Rickie and cared for her. Best of all, he provided an unexpected friend in his dog, Henri.
This true story of friendship is heartwarmingly brought to life by renowned scientist, conservationist, and peace activist Dr. Jane Goodall.
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Dr. Goodall is a Dame of the British Empire, UN Messenger of Peace, and the founder of the Jane Goodall Institute. The mission of the Jane Goodall Institute is to understand and protect chimpanzees, other apes, and their habitats, and to work towards creating an informed and compassionate society who will help to create a better world for people, other animals, and our shared environment.
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