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Me... Jane

Me... Jane

Author: Patrick McDonnell
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In his characteristic heartwarming and minimalistic style, Patrick McDonnell tells the story of a 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

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In this inspiring true tale of Jane Goodall's early years, bestselling author Patrick McDonnell gently reminds readers that with determination, you really can make your dreams come true.


"This remarkable picture book is one of the few that speaks, in a meaningful way, to all ages."-- Booklist, starred review

Author description

Patrick McDonnell is the creator of the Mutts comic strip, which recently celebrated its fifteenth anniversary, as well as several bestselling children's books including Wag!, The Gift of Nothing, Just Like Heaven, South, Hug Time, and Art. He has been hailed as 'the next Charles Schulz.'

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General Fields

  • : 9780316045469
  • : Little, Brown & Company
  • : Little, Brown Young Readers
  • : April 2011
  • : 210mm X 235mm X 15mm
  • : United States
  • : May 2011
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 48
  • : 1
  • : Hardback
  • : Patrick McDonnell
  • : 599.885092
  • : 48pp of colour illus