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Manfish

A Story of Jacques Cousteau

By Jennifer Berne,Illustrated by ric Puybaret

10 x 9-5/8 in; 40 pp;
full-color throughout, ages 5 and up
Guided Reading Level: N
Hardcover
April 2008
ISBN 9780811860635
ISBN10 0811860639

SKU# 9780811860635

$16.99
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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 a...
Manfish


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Manfish

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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10 x 9-5/8 in; 40 pp;
full-color throughout, ages 5 and up
Guided Reading Level: N
Hardcover
April 2008
ISBN 9780811860635
ISBN10 0811860639

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 ric Puybaret has illustrated several books for children. He lives in Paris, France.

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Manfish

ìBerne\'s simple language is both lyrical and concise....Puybaret\'s smooth-looking acrylic paintings extend the words\' elegant simplicity...î

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Manfish

ìThis 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.î

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Great book!

Great book!

10/11/11| Gary Mills
This is a fantastic biography! It engages the reader right off the bat and tells the story of Jacques Cousteau in a way that is easily accessible to kids. Kudos to the author and illustrator. They hit the bullseye perfectly! Manfish is a great book!

G. Riley Mills