Animals at Play Rules of the Game by Marc Bekoff


Animals at Play Rules of the Game by Marc Bekoff

What can we learn from watching animals play?


Marc Bekoff's ideas about fair play stress the significance of cooperation and justice, aspects of behavior desperately needed in the world today...Read this book, share it with the children in your life, and incorporate its lessons into your classroom, family room or Board room. -Jane Goodall, PhD, DBE, UN Messenger of Peace

About the Author

Marc Bekoff is an ethologist and well-published author, who travels the world, speaking about animals and working with children. He taught biology for 32 years at the University of Colorado in Boulder. Marc co-founded Ethologists for the Ethical Treatment of Animals with Jane Goodall. He also works closely with children as part of the Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots program. Marc has won many awards for his scientific research. The Bank One Faculty Community Service Award honored Marc for the work he has done with children, senior citizens, and prisoners. Marc has written for such magazines as Ranger Rick. He's also appeared on Animal Planet and National Geographic Television.

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32 pages


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Publication date

28th September 2008



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