cover image Rickie and Henri

Rickie and Henri

Jane Goodall. Penguin Young Readers Group, $16.99 (40pp) ISBN 978-0-698-40002-3

Jane Goodall tells of Rickie and Henri: A True Story, illus. by Alan Marks. Rickie, a young chimpanzee is orphaned when hunters kill his mother, then attempt to sell him in a Congolese market. A ""tall man"" rescues and nurses Rickie, and the man's dog, Henri, soon becomes the chimp's closest companion. Marks's realistic illustrations ably show Rickie running an emotional gamut from terror to joy. .