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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 m...
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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.
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 38
Size: 10 x 9-5/8 H
Age Range: full-color throughout, ages 5 and up
Guided Reading Level: N
Publication Date: 04/23/2008
ISBN: 9780811860635
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.
★"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