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Jane Goodall

Jane Goodall

By Maria Isabel Sánchez Vegara and Illustrated by Beatrice Cerocchi

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Now in paperback! Part of the critically acclaimed Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the amazing life of Jane Goodall, the world's foremost expert on chimpanzees.

When Jane was little, her father gave her a toy chimpanzee named Jubilee. This inspired her lifelong love of animals, and she went to study them in the wild as soon as she could.

Jane lived with chimpanzees in their natural habitat and became famous for her pioneering approach to research. She now educates the public on animal rights and campaigns for environmental issues around the world.

This moving book features stylish illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of the primatologist's life.

Little People, BIG DREAMS is a best-selling biography series for kids that explores the lives of outstanding people, from designers and artists to scientists and activists. All of them achieved incredible things, yet each began life as a child with a dream.
 
Inspire the next generation of outstanding people who will change the world with Little People, BIG DREAMS!

About the contributor(s)

Maria Isabel Sánchez Vegara, born in Barcelona, Spain, is a writer and creative director in constant search of new concepts for children’s books. In 2014, she created a book for her two twin nieces for their birthday, which shortly thereafter became the first book in the Little People, BIG DREAMS series. This multimillion-copy bestselling series of picture books explores the lives of outstanding people. From Mahatma Gandhi to Aretha Franklin, to Prince, Sánchez Vegara researches complex careers and makes them accessible to young children, with her unique and mindful style of writing. She works with a diverse team of illustrators to make each book lively, eye-catching and motivating. Working for more than fifteen years for clients in top advertising agencies, her books combine creativity with learning, aiming to establish a new and fresh relationship between children and pop culture. ​

Beatrice Cerocchi is an illustrator and architect based in Rome, Italy. Her awards include the 2017 AOI World Illustration award, and the 2018 Bologna Children's Book Fair award. Her clients include: The New York Times and Vogue Bambini. Her work is featured in Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls 2.

Book details

ISBN: 9780711283947
Publisher: Frances Lincoln Children's Books
Date published:
Page count: 32
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Women, Juvenile Nonfiction / Animals / Apes, Monkeys, Etc., and Juvenile Nonfiction / Science & Nature / Zoology
Ages: 4 to 7

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