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Going Lobstering
     

Going Lobstering

by Jerry Pallotta
 

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One beautiful day at the beach, Linda and Erik see a lobsterman pulling up traps.

Linda and Erik are curious about how he catches lobsters. They ask their father about it and he takes them down to the pier to meet his friend, Big Joe, the lobsterman. Big Joe invites them to come along with him for the day to find out all about it.

Join Linda and Erik on their

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One beautiful day at the beach, Linda and Erik see a lobsterman pulling up traps.

Linda and Erik are curious about how he catches lobsters. They ask their father about it and he takes them down to the pier to meet his friend, Big Joe, the lobsterman. Big Joe invites them to come along with him for the day to find out all about it.

Join Linda and Erik on their first lobstering expedition. It is an exciting and informative adventure at sea, where they learn about the age-old trade of lobstering and encounter a variety of sea life — including an uninvited shark!

Editorial Reviews

That lobster fishing became a New England tradition should surprise no one: When European settlers first arrived, lobsters were so common that they were generally regarded as cheap food for the poor! Times have changed, but the proud tradition continues. This colorful board book introduces this fascinating occupation to a new generation of landlubbers.
Children's Literature - Marilyn Courtot
The photographs are fabulous. The opening page shows a big suspended over the petals of a flower. The hairs make it look fuzzy and friendly although bees can and do sting when alarmed. Starosta provides an excellent account of bees-how they live, roles in the hive and nature, methods of communication and a quick look at the bee family. The clear pictures on a white background and the informative text should provide a good start for kids who are curious about nature. This offering joins many others in the "Animal Close-Ups" series. 1992 (orig.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780881064742
Publisher:
Charlesbridge Publishing, Inc.
Publication date:
02/28/1990
Pages:
32
Sales rank:
580,941
Product dimensions:
9.65(w) x 10.02(h) x 0.14(d)
Lexile:
590L (what's this?)
Age Range:
4 - 8 Years

Meet the Author

Jerry Pallotta is an award-winning author of children's alphabet books and imaginative fiction. His books combine interesting facts, detailed research, humor, and realistic illustrations that mesmerize children everywhere.

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