Watching Desert Wildlife
Watching Desert Wildlife by Jim Arnosky
Book DescriptionBeckoned by its alluring landscape, Jim Arnosky paints and describes the desert' s most famous residents--Gila monsters, snakes, lizards, and a variety of birds of prey. A keen observer, he also spies some creatures that may surprise readers: the desert deer, pronghorn antelope, and bighorn sheep. Arnosky' s vibrant, engaging artwork is complemented by his lively first-person narrative. He adds a wealth of enlightening facts about desert creatures to make this a fascinating picture of the American southwest.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780792267379
(273mm x 221mm x 3mm)
Imprint: National Geographic Society
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1900
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Jim Arnosky
Creep and Flutter, Paperback (March 2016)
In this stunning non-fiction picture book, acclaimed naturalist and illustrator Jim Arnosky brings out the beauty, the "wow!" and the "yuck!" factors of hundreds of insects and spiders. Eight spectacular gatefolds show moths and mosquitoes, butterflies and beetles, spiders and silverfish life-size, up-close and personal!
Wild Tracks!, Paperback (July 2015)
A stunningly illustrated introduction to the animal world that will have kids on the prowl. Artist and naturalist Jim Arnosky has created a breath-taking and informative reference on the subject, filled with intricately drawn prints from creatures both wild and domestic, as well as large-scale paintings of the animals in their environments.
Slither and Crawl, Paperback (July 2015)» View all books by Jim Arnosky
Snake fangs, alligator claws, and turtle shells - all life size! Go belly down on the ground, eye to reptilian eye, with acclaimed naturalist Jim Arnosky. He explains how to identify venomous snakes and their harmless cousins, where to find a 200-pound lizard, how to avoid becoming an alligator's lunch, and much more.
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Author Biography - Jim Arnosky
Jim Arnosky is the ward-winning author and illustrator of more than 50 books for children. Each reflects his love of animals and the environments in which they live. Arnosky s talent for sharing his sense of wonder with children has earned him the Washington Post-Children s Book Guild Award for his overall contribution to nonfiction for children and the Eva L. Gordon Award for outstanding children s science literature. He lives in South Ryegate, Vermont, with his wife Deanna. You can visit him on the Web at www.jimarnosky.com."
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