Description - Watching Desert Wildlife by Jim Arnosky
Beckoned 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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(273mm x 221mm x 3mm)
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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.