Born Free: Chimp Rescue A True Story by Jess French
  

Born Free: Chimp Rescue A True Story

Written by Jess French
Illustrated by
Part of the Born Free Series

Synopsis

Born Free: Chimp Rescue A True Story by Jess French

Keep wildlife in the wild! Join Born Free behind the scenes of an amazing primate rescue, as they invite you to share in their incredible story. This is the story of Chinoise, the baby chimpanzee who was rescued by Born Free and their supporters in 2014. After spending her early life isolated and in captivity, Chinoise now lives in a special nursery for rescued primates where, at last, she has made friends and learned how to play. Join Born Free behind the scenes of one of their real life rescues.

Reviews

This is an excellent introduction for key stage 2 children to the plight of baby chimpanzees, and the subject of animal welfare and protection. * English Association * This book is illustrated throughout with gorgeous colour photos which make you wonder how anyone could ill-treat such a beautiful creature * Parents In Touch *

About the Author

Jess French is a passionate zoologist and naturalist. She has a first class degree in Zoology and is midway through a degree in veterinary medicine and surgery. Jess also works as a children's TV presenter for CBeebies and as a teacher for school groups interested in animals and the natural world. Enthusing children about their environment and the animals it contains is very close to Jess' heart. While travelling, Jess spends much time working on charity projects, particularly primate rehabilitation programmes. She has worked with capuchins in Bolivia, gibbons in Thailand and langur monkeys in India. Visit her website, www.jessfrench.co.uk and follow her on Twitter @Zoologist_Jess. The Born Free Foundation is a dynamic international wildlife charity, founded in 1984 by the actors Bill Travers MBE and Virginia McKenna OBE, stars of the iconic film Born Free, and their son, Will Travers OBE, the charity's President. Born Free takes action worldwide to save lives, stop suffering and protect species in the wild. Visit their website at http://www.bornfree.org.uk/, join their 35,000 followers on Twitter @BFFoundation and like them on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
96 pages

Author

Jess French
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Publisher

Orion Children's Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

28th April 2016

ISBN

9781510100541


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