Wild and Swampy

Wild and Swampy

by Jim Arnosky

Hardcover(1 ED)

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Overview

Wild and Swampy by Jim Arnosky

Are you ready to go to places that are dark and strange? Eager to see animals, including alligators, snakes, and unusual birds?

Jim Arnosky has created a picture-book excursion that gives you a feeling for the mystery of swamps. He also gives you tips about how to spot wildlife, and information about their habits.

Based on his acute powers of observation, the paintings, perhaps the best of his long career, are rich with mood. Ever searching for new ways to bring readers along on his adventures, Jim Arnosky has included wonderful pen-and-ink sketches that give additional visual information and feeling for the area.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780688171193
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 09/28/2000
Edition description: 1 ED
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 8.85(w) x 11.27(h) x 0.41(d)
Age Range: 6 - 10 Years

About the Author

Acclaimed for his picture books that speak directly to young naturalists, Jim Arnosky enjoys researching different ecological areas with his wife, Deanna. His many awards and honors include the Washington Post—Children's Book Guild Award for overall contribution to nonfiction for children and the Eva L. Gordon Award for outstanding children's science literature. He has also written and illustrated numerous ALA Notable Books and Outstanding Science Books. Home base for the Arnoskys is a two-hundred-year-old farmhouse in northern Vermont. Their daughters and their families live nearby.

Acclaimed for his picture books that speak directly to young naturalists, Jim Arnosky enjoys researching different ecological areas with his wife, Deanna. His many awards and honors include the Washington Post—Children's Book Guild Award for overall contribution to nonfiction for children and the Eva L. Gordon Award for outstanding children's science literature. He has also written and illustrated numerous ALA Notable Books and Outstanding Science Books. Home base for the Arnoskys is a two-hundred-year-old farmhouse in northern Vermont. Their daughters and their families live nearby.

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