Description - Gaston Drills an Offshore Oil Well by James Rice
Always anxious for new experiences, the intrepid Gaston, the green-nosed alligator, decides to invest his hard-earned savings in an oil well off the coast of Louisiana. As in Gaston's previous adventures, the locale, terminology, and techniques described are authentic. The book gives young people a basic introduction to the problems and procedures involved in producing oil.
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(280mm x 216mm x mm)
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Author Biography - James Rice
James Rice (1934-2004), in his long, distinguished career as an author and illustrator, produced more than sixty childrens books, among them several additions to The Night Before Christmas Series. Cajun Night Before Christmas(R), Rices first book, has been nationally recognized as a classic in its genre. Rice taught art and music at both high school and college levels and loved teaching children the joys of writing and illustrating. With more than 2.5 million copies of his books in print, Rice ranks among the nations best-selling creators of childrens books, having received awards from Printer Industries of America and the Childrens Book Council.