Primates: The Fearless Science of Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, and Birute Galdikas

by Ottaviani, Jim (Author), Wicks, Maris (Illustrator)

ISBN: 9781250062932

Jim Ottaviani returns with an action-packed account of the three greatest primatologists of the last century: Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, and Birutae Galdikas. These three ground-breaking researchers were all students of the great Louis Leakey, and each made profound contributions to primatology--and to our own understanding of ourselves. -- Amazon.com

Age Range: From 12 to 18

Format: Paperback, 144 pages

Publisher: Square Fish, August 2015

Product Dimensions: 8.3 L × 5.5 W × 0.3 H

Publisher Marketing: Publisher Marketing: Jim Ottaviani returns with an action-packed account of the three greatest primatologists of the last century: Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, and Birute Galdikas. These three ground-breaking researchers were all students of the great Louis Leakey, and each made profound contributions to primatology and to our own understanding of ourselves.

Tackling Goodall, Fossey, and Galdikas in turn, and covering the highlights of their respective careers, Primates is an accessible, entertaining, and informative look at the field of primatology and at the lives of three of the most remarkable women scientists of the twentieth century. Thanks to the charming and inviting illustrations by Maris Wicks, this is a nonfiction graphic novel with broad appeal.

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