Summary: - 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. - - - About the Author: - - •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." - - Patrick sits on the board of directors of the Humane Society of the United States, with a deep concern for the environment and animal welfare, and has won numerous awards for both - Mutts - and his animal welfare work. He is the co-creator of - Guardians of Being - with Eckhart Tolle. He lives in New Jersey with his wife, Karen, their formerly feral cat, MeeMow, and their newly adopted terrier, Amelie. - Author: Patrick McDonnell - Illustrator:0 - Publisher:Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - Published Date:04/05/2011 - Format:Hardcover - ISBN:0316045462 - #of pages:#N/A -
- People, animals and the environment are all connected. The Jane Goodall Wild Animal Collection was created with this core value in mind. This thoughtful and realistic lookingElephant is made from natural cotton that has been untreated, unprocessed, and unbleached and colored low eco impact dyes, making this toy a safe alternative to toys made with environmentally damaging processes. A part of the proceeds from each toy will go to the Jane Goodall Institute, founded by renowned primatologist Jane Goodall. The Jane Goodall Institute is a global nonprofit that empowers people to make a difference for all living things. - - - Product Measures: 8.5" Tall - - - - Recommended Ages: 0 - 12 months - -
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