Item description for J. Rooker, Manatee by Jan Haley & Paul Brent...
Overview J.Rooker, manatee is the fictionalized account of a young manatee calf injured in a collision with a motorboat, who is rescued, rehabilitated and later released back into the wild. After the loss of his mother, he looks to an older, mature manatee who seems to reject his attention. This book offers considerable information about this mammal once considered to be a "sea cow." Panoramic watercolor illustrations make this book a keepsake.
Publishers Description An all-time favorite book
Based on a true story about a manatee who was rescued, rehabilitated and returned to the wild. Fantastic watercolor illustrations by artist Paul Brent. Each book autographed by author, Jan Haley.
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Studio: Focus Publishing (MN)
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.5" Width: 11" Height: 0.15" Weight: 0.52 lbs.
Release Date May 1, 2002
Publisher Focus Publishing (MN)
Grade Level Multiple Grades
ISBN 1885904290 ISBN13 9781885904294
Availability 2 units. Availability accurate as of Oct 22, 2016 11:27.
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More About Jan Haley & Paul Brent
Jan Haley's photographs have appeared in New Mexico newspapers and New Mexico Magazine. She lives in Hillsboro, New Mexico.
Reviews - What do customers think about J. Rooker, Manatee?
It's a great way to learn about this endangered animal. Jun 15, 1999
When a friend first introduced me to the book, J. Rooker, Manatee, we were in the middle of an endangered species unit with our third grade classes. We shared this unique manatee story with the students, and they were immediately moved by it's contents (the painted illustrations were beautiful, too). The story of J. Rooker helped the children see how easy an animal's life is threatened when humans are careless with motor boats in our waterways. In addition, the children learned a great deal about manatees from the cleverly placed facts in the story, and from the last few "fact pages" in the book. We've recommended this book to many teacher friends in other states and have bought copies for gifts, as well. It's a truly wonderful story!