Item description for Watching Desert Wildlife by Jim Arnosky...
Overview 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.
Publishers Description 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 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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Studio: National Geographic Children's Books
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 10.76" Width: 8.7" Height: 0.11" Weight: 0.35 lbs.
Release Date Apr 1, 2002
Publisher National Geographic Children's Books
ISBN 0792267370 ISBN13 9780792267379
Availability 3 units. Availability accurate as of Mar 27, 2017 12:39.
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More About Jim Arnosky
Jim Arnosky is the author/illustrator of more than 100 books for young readers, and has been honored for his overall contribution to literature for children. He received the first lifetime achievement award for Excellence in Science Illustration from the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the Washington Post/Children's Book Guild Award for nonfiction. Many of his books have been chosen as ALA Notable Books, including Drawing from Nature (William Morrow & Co.), a Christopher Award-winner, and he has collected numerous starred reviews. His first book for Sterling, Wild Tracks, was a 2008 School Library Journal Best Book of the Year; 2009 ALA Notable; and received starred reviews in Kirkus Reviews and School Library Journal. Jim lives in South Ryegate, VT, but travels all over the US for school and library visits, meeting hundreds of kids every year. Visit jimarnosky.com to learn more.
Jim Arnosky currently resides in South Ryegate, in the state of Vermont.
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