Book #26635

Rickie And Henri - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Jane Goodall

Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing; Signed by Author
Size: 4to; [28] pages
Publisher: New York: Penguin Young Readers Group, 2004.
ISBN: 069840002x
Illustrator: Illustrated by Alan Marks

Price: $480.00

A Fine first printing of the first edition in dust-jacket, SIGNED by author Jane Goodall directly on the title page. Scarce to find signed.

One of Jane Goodall's beautifully children's books, the account and trues story of Rickie, a baby chimpanzee. Born in the rain forest of Central Africa, she lives with her mother happy and safe, , , until the day the hunters come. Luckily she is rescued by a kind man who knows that selling wild animals is against the law. While she is often lonely, this changes when she makes an unexpected friend.

Author Bio

Jane Goodall

Jane Goodall is the world’s foremost expert in chimpanzees. Born April 3, 1934, she spent 45 years studying wild chimpanzees in Gombe Stream National Park, Tanzania. In addition to being honored as Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire, she was named a United Nations Messenger of Peace in 2002.

She has received many awards including the French Legion of Honor, the Medal of Tanzania, the Kyoto Prize, and the Tyler Prize for Environmental Achievement.

She was also the founder of the Alligator Society at age eleven, among the criteria for qualification was: "You have to be able to recognize 10 birds, 10 dogs, 10 trees and 5 butterflies OR moths"

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