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Watching Desert Wildlife [Paperback]

By Jim Arnosky (Author) & Arnosky (Author)
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Item description for Watching Desert Wildlife by Jim Arnosky & Arnosky...

The noted naturalist-illustrator invites readers on his first trip to the American Southwest where he encounters Gila monsters, snakes, and lizards as well as more surprising desert dwellers such as deer and hummingbirds. Full-color illustrations.

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Beckoned by its alluring landscape, Jim Arnosky paints and describes the desert' s most famous residents--Gila monsters, snakes, lizards, and a variety of birds of prey. A keen observer, he also spies some creatures that may surprise readers: the desert deer, pronghorn antelope, and bighorn sheep.

Arnosky' s vibrant, engaging artwork is complemented by his lively first-person narrative. He adds a wealth of enlightening facts about desert creatures to make this a fascinating picture of the American southwest.

Citations And Professional Reviews
Watching Desert Wildlife by Jim Arnosky & Arnosky has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -

  • Wilson Children's Catalog - 01/01/2010 page 373
  • PW Notes and Reprints - 04/29/2002 page 73
  • Publishers Weekly - 04/29/2002

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Item Specifications...

Studio: National Geographic Children's Books
Pages   32
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 0.25" Width: 9" Height: 10.75"
Weight:   0.35 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Apr 1, 2002
Publisher   National Geographic Children's Books
Age  6-12
ISBN  0792267370  
ISBN13  9780792267379  

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More About Jim Arnosky & Arnosky

Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Jim Arnosky is well known for his "keen observations of nature and his fine artistic talent" (School Library Journal). He has written and illustrated many children s books. Otters Under Water was called "first-rate natural history for the youngest" by Kirkus Reviews (pointer review), and School Library Journal wrote that in it "each of his creatures exhibits a distinct individualism." Every Autumn Comes the Bear was called "vibrant, translucent and strikingly composed" by Publishers Weekly, and Booklist wrote "Arnosky's radiant pictures have a dazzling sense of pattern and composition . . . and a sense of mystery. A beautiful, imaginative, and informative approach." School Library Journal said of Rabbits & Raindrops, Perfect for story-time or lap-time reading, this book will give children a feeling of security and contentment.

Jim Arnosky and his family live on a twenty-acre farm in Vermont.

copyright (c) 2000 by Penguin Putnam Books for Young Readers. All rights reserved."

Jim Arnosky currently resides in South Ryegate, in the state of Vermont.

Jim Arnosky has published or released items in the following series...
  1. All About... (Scholastic)
  2. Picture Puffin Books
  3. Younger Reader

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Beautiful!  Nov 4, 1999
We were absorbed by the beautiful life like illustrations. Good information. We bought an extra for a birthday gift.

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