Crinkleroot's 25 Fish Every Child Should Know by Jim Arnosky

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A jovial woodsman offers young readers general information about fish in a work that features twenty-five accurate watercolors that celebrate the unique beauty of fish.
 

About Jim Arnosky

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Jim Arnosky, a renowned naturalist, is the author and illustrator of many books for children about animals and nature, including the popular Crinkleroot books. He lives in South Ryegate, Vermont.
 
Published August 1, 1993 by Simon & Schuster (Juv). 24 pages
Genres: Young Adult, Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books. Non-fiction

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These beautifully executed guides, part of the series Crinkleroot's 100 Animals Every Child Should Know, aim to ``provide a base of knowledge of the animal kingdom,'' Arnosky writes. In the persona of

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In Arnosky’s first Crinkleroot book in more than a decade, the bearded woodsman who “was born in a tree and raised by bees” explores environmental stewardship by way of example: he plants grass and trees, cleans up litter, and composts leaves.

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His sometimes scientific, sometimes intuitive pairing of varieties breaks the predictable rhythm of many guide books: the heron and stork are coupled for their similarities of habitat and appearance, while the angelfish, flying fish and sea horse have been grouped because of their exotic shapes.

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