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Me . . . Jane

By Patrick McDonnell (Hardcover Book, 2011)
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.

One of the world's most inspiring women, Dr. Jane Goodall is a renowned humanitarian, conservationist, animal activist, environmentalist, and United Nations Messenger of Peace. In 1977 she founded the Jane Goodall Institute (JGI), a global nonprofit organization that empowers people to make a difference for all living things.

With anecdotes taken directly from Jane Goodall's autobiography, McDonnell makes this very true story accessible for the very young--and young at heart.
  • Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
    • Format: Hardcover Book

    • Price: $16.00 US/$18.00 CAN

    • ISBN-13: 9780316045469

    • On Sale Date: 04/05/2011

    • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

    Formats Available: Hardcover Book, Electronic Book

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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.

One of the world's most inspiring women, Dr. Jane Goodall is a renowned humanitarian, conservationist, animal activist, environmentalist, and United Nations Messenger of Peace. In 1977 she founded the Jane Goodall Institute (JGI), a global nonprofit organization that empowers people to make a difference for all living things.

With anecdotes taken directly from Jane Goodall's autobiography, McDonnell makes this very true story accessible for the very young--and young at heart.

Patrick McDonnell is the creator of the beloved internationally syndicated comic strip MUTTS, which features the characters that star in five of his children's picture books: Wag!, The Gift of Nothing, Just Like Heaven, South, and Hug Time. He is also the creator of Me . . . Jane, a Caldecott Honor Book and New York Times bestselling picture book biography of Dr. Jane Goodall, and has written and illustrated the award-winning picture book Art.

Patrick sits on the board of directors of the Humane Society of the United States. He lives in New Jersey with his wife, Karen; their two formerly feral cats, MeeMow and Not Ootie; and their adopted terrier, Amelie. Patrick's website is www.muttscomics.com.
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    A New York Times Best Illustrated Children's Book
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    A Kirkus Reviews Best Book
    A Kids' Indie Next List Book
    A 2011 Bank Street College Children's Book Committee Outstanding Book
    A University of Wisconsin-Madison CCBC 2012 Children's Choices Book
    A Parents' Choice Silver Honor Book
    A National Parenting Publications Awards Gold Winner
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Me . . . Jane
  • Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
  • Price: $16.00 US/$18.00 CAN
  • Pages: 40
  • Physical Dimensions: 9-1/4" x 8-1/4"
  • ISBN-13: 9780316045469
  • On Sale Date: 04/05/2011
Me . . . Jane