Jane Goodall

Jane Goodall

By Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen

Viking Children's Books, Hardcover, 9780670062638, 218pp.

Publication Date: July 3, 2008


Up Close: Jane Goodall by Sudipta Bardhan-Quallen Up Close: Thurgood Marshall by Chris Crowe A trailblazing scientist made famous by her favorite primates.

Jane Goodall will forever be linked with the chimpanzees that she?s studied for over fifty years. A pioneer in scientific research, she revolutionized longstanding views about chimps, forest conservation, and women in scientific fields. This Up Close biography tells the story of how a demure young woman from London went to Africa and changed the world.

About the Author
Sudipta Bardhan has written many picture books including "Tightrope Poppy, the High-Wire Pig", illustrated by Sarah Dillard; "The Hog Prince", illustrated by Jason Wolff; and "Mine-o-s"aur, illustrated by David Clark. She lives in New Jersey with her three children. Visit her at Sudipta.com.