Lobster Boat by Brenda Z. Guiberson

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Guiberson's spare, informative text evokes the intriguing life of lobstermen and women; Loyd's watercolors accurately depict lobstering as they capture the moody New England coastline. Full color.

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Brenda Z. Guiberson has written several books for children, including "Cactus Hotel" and "Spoonbill Swamp," both illustrated by Megan Lloyd, and "Into the Sea," illustrated by Alix Berenzy. Ms. Guiberson lives in Seattle, Washington, just across the sound from Olympic National Park, the home to many of Teddy Roosevelt's elk. Patrick O'Brien is the illustrator of "A Wasp Is Not a Bee" by Marilyn Singer. Mr. O'Brien makes his home in Baltimore, Maryland. Brenda Z. Guiberson thinks there is no reason a book can't have a cactus as the main character. "If four and five-year-old children are interested in natural science," she says, "why channel them in a different direction?" Anyone who reads "Cactus Hotel" is sure to agree.Ms. Guiberson is the author of several books for children. She lives in Seattle, Washington. Megan Lloyd read the manuscript for "Cactus Hotel" and went to the Saguaro National Monument in Arizona herself. "I like to "see" what I am going to illustrate rather than make it up," she says.Ms. Lloyd is the illustrator of many picture books. She lives in Pennsylvania.
Published April 1, 1993 by Henry Holth & Co (J). 32 pages
Genres: Children's Books.

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Moving on from the wildlife in Cactus Hotel (1991) and Spoonbill Swamp (1992), Guiberson and Lloyd depict a day of lobstering on the Maine coast.

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The creators of Cactus Hotel and Spoonbill Swamp here take readers on a lobstering expedition with a boy and his uncle.

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