By (author) Robert B. Haas
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African Critters by Robert B. Haas
Book DescriptionTold in the first person and illustrated with dramatic photography that brings kids close to the action, "African Critters" gives readers a glimpse into the life of a wildlife photographer. We are with the author in his jeep, with his camera, and even as he's dressing for bed in the wild. From waiting patiently for leopard cubs to come out of their cave, to play to being charged by elephants who were protecting a new baby, to photographing wild dogs hunting impalas, the stories in this book are both intimate and exciting.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781426303173
Classification: Wildlife (Children's / Teenage)
Format: Hardback (247mm x 285mm x 12mm)
Imprint: National Geographic Society
Publisher: National Geographic Society
Publish Date: 16-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United States
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US Kirkus Review » Striking photocollages, most in lush color, illustrate, sometimes problematically, this wildlife photographer's account of adventures in animal preserves in southern Africa. Short chapters describe exciting encounters with leopards, elephants, wild dogs, lions, hyenas, hippos, rhinos and cheetahs, as well as smaller creatures. The first paragraph on each double-page spread begins with a tiny photographic vignette, and the endpapers are composed of a pattern of even smaller photographs of various animals. "Learning About " boxes add further facts. An excellent index identifies the animals in larger pictures, even if unidentified in the text, but readers will search in vain for labels for some of the smaller images. The digitally enhanced composite photographs show the animals in a variety of poses but can be confusing, as when a hyena and her two cubs appear as a much larger family: With composites, the reader can't tell what is real. In an afterword, the author explains his presentation as "artistic license" to represent his emotional experience, but it, like the cover montage, may misrepresent the animals' world. (glossary, index, references) (Nonfiction. 7-12) (Kirkus Reviews)
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Author Biography - Robert B. Haas
Robert B. Haas has traveled extensively throughout Africa, photographing animals from the ground and from the air. His work has appeared in "National Geographic Magazine" and has been featured in his books "Through the Eyes of the Gods: An Aerial Vision of Africa" and "Through the Eyes of the Condor: An Aerial Vision of Latin America, " both published by National Geographic.
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