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Manfish

Manfish

A Story of Jacques Cousteau


By Jennifer Berne, Illustrated by Éric Puybaret


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Before Jacques Cousteau became an internationally known oceanographer and champion of the seas, he was a curious little boy. In this lovely biography, poetic text and gorgeous paintings combine to create a portrait of Jacques Cousteau that is as magical as it is inspiring.

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Size: 10 x 9-5/8 in;
Pages: 40 pp;
full-color throughout, ages 5 and up
Guided Reading Level: N

Format: Hardcover
Publication: April 2008
ISBN: 9780811860635
ISBN10: 811860639
Jennifer Berne, a contributing writer for Nick Jr. magazine, enjoys writing about our amazing universe. This is her first children's book. She lives in Columbia County, New York.

Award-winning illustrator Éric Puybaret has illustrated several books for children. He lives in Paris, France.

Media Reviews

"Jennifer Berne's simple language is both lyrical and concise....Puybaret's smooth-looking acrylic paintings extend the words' elegant simplicity." --Booklist, Starred Review

"This moving tribute to the great nautical observer and filmmaker is shot through with an authentically childlike sense of adventure and the thrill of discovery....is certain to inspire fresh interest in discovering, and in caring for, our world's wonders." -- Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review