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    Sep-2013

    In the vein of his popular picture books Grandfather Buffalo and Raccoon on His Own, Jim Arnosky’s Little Burro features a lovable new character who finds out that trying new things does not have to be scary. Little Burro’s canyon has everythi...

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    General Fiction

    Apr-2013

    What can you see in the deep blue sea? Dolphins, stingrays, men o' war, and more! In Shimmer and Splash, acclaimed author and artist Jim Arnosky -- whose award-winning nature books delight children, parents, and teachers alike -- captures the endless...

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    General Fiction

    Mar-2012

    Jim Arnosky's beloved nature expert, Crinkleroot, is back! Award-winning children's book artist and naturalist Jim Arnosky features his iconic character in this fun and informative picture book. Crinkleroot, who was "born in a tree and raised by b...

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    General Fiction

    Jul-2011

    Legendary creatures such as Bigfoot and the Loch Ness Monster hold endless fascination for people around the globe. Do these creatures really exist? Countless eyewitnesses say yes, and scientists are discovering new animal species every year, so perh...

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    May-2011

    Using gentle, rhythmic text and gorgeous watercolor paintings, Jim Arnosky invites young readers to imagine what wondrous things animals are doing across the globe. While you might be sweating in the middle of the afternoon, an owl has found a cool h...

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    General Fiction

    Feb-2010

    Manatees are the gentle giants of southeastern coastal waterways. An endangered species, their biggest threat is humans, who unwittingly hit them with their boats in shallow waters. Jim Arnosky's conversational narrative tells the story of one suc...

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    General Fiction

    Sep-2009

    A REALLY fun song full of facts about turkeys by award-winning naturalist Jim Arnosky As he did in GOBBLE IT UP , Jim Arnosky has created a charming picture book from a catchy, spoken-word song that is a favorite in schools everywhere. This humorous...

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    Action Adventure

    Mar-2009

    A long way from home, Sandy and Jack Casperin escape their abusive father and disappear into Crocodile Swamp, a remote wilderness in the Florida Keys. With nothing but their wits and limited supplies, the boys must learn to fend for themselves as the...

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    Sep-2008

    Dolphins are sleek, agile masters of the ocean. But on occasion a pod will find itself beached on the sand, and it is up to a devoted group of people to rescue them. Based on a true-life dolphin rescue that Jim Arnosky witnessed, luminous illustratio...

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    Sep-2007

    Are you ready to discover the treasures to be found in a coral reef? Jim Arnosky is an excellent guide. He bases his uniquely informative narrative on explorations he and his wife, Deanna, made near the Florida Keys in waters once sailed by pirate...

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    General Fiction

    Jan-2007

    There are lots of babies in the bayou, and even though they might have sharp teeth, hard shells, webbed feet, or quick claws, their mothers still need to watch over them and protect them from harm. The babies learn how to dig, swim, and follow their ...

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    General Fiction

    Feb-2006

    Grandfather Buffalo is the oldest bull in the herd. Whenever the herd moves on, he is always a little behind.But when a female buffalo is ready to give birth, he is there to protect her, and he's there to help nudge the new calf along.The youngster's...

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    Jul-2003

    When a baby raccoon is swept downstream in an abandoned canoe, he feels afraid. But soon he notices all kinds of things he has never seen before, and from the safety of his little boat, he begins to explore the world around him. Paralleling the excit...

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    Jun-2003

    Armadillo keeps to himself, ignoring the neighbors he passes each day on his way to hunt for grubs. He never bothers with the lively green snake, the shy rattler, the old tortoise, the scrub jay, or the honeybees who live near him in the orange grove...

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    Jul-2002

    A poignant story of a sea turtle mother who lays her eggs late one night, this is also a subtle story about how important it is for mothers to take care of themselves for their children's sake. Dramatic and perfect for beginning readers, this book te...

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    Sep-2001

    A little mouse humorously introduces readers to ten two-dimensional shapes, starting with the simplest. He bends a stick into a circle, oval, rectangle, trapezoid, and so on, showing how each shape can be stretched, pulled, or pushed into another. ...

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    General Fiction

    Apr-2001

    It's the first day outside the nest for Mother rabbit's five babies, and all sorts of new creatures and adventures await them. But when a sudden rain shower sends the rabbits scurrying for shelter under the hedge, the other wild animals come to visit...

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    Jun-2000

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    Oct-1999

    Where is Sassafrass the snake? Is she in the forest? Is she in the shed? You can follow right along with Crinkleroot as he explores this special habitat called Crinkle Cove -- through the forest, past the fishing shed, near the lake -- searching for...

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    Aug-1999

    Under the watchful eye of their mother on the shore, two otter pups glide, dive, hunt and explore their underwater world. Arnosky's watercolor illustrations deftly entice even reluctant, landlocked readers into his aquatic underworld." --Publishers W...

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    May-1999

    A waggish ballard based on the artist's real-life encounter with an enormous bull moose. Rib-tickling illustrations and a lively read-aloud, sing-aloud rhyme will have everyone grabbing pencil and paper and heading for the woods to follow in Big Jim...

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    Mar-1998

    High up on a rocky ledge, a mountain lion rests in the sun. But she is not alone. By her side, two four-week-old kittens purr and play. They climb her hilly hips and tumble down her tail. They wrestle near her great big jaws and jump over her giant l...

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    Sep-1995

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    Mar-1995

    Showing young readers the clever ways animals hide, a noted naturalist and illustrator-author of All About Alligators provides watercolor illustrations and rhythmic text that capture deer on a hillside, snowshoe hares, and other animals with prote...

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    Sep-1994

    After hatching from their eggs, twelve ducklings join their mother on a trip to the lake where they will spend their first night, but the ducklings cannot sleep because of all the amazing and wonderful things that surround them....

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    1994

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    Oct-1993

    Each autumn, just before the onset of winter, a bear shows up in the rugged woodland behind a family farm. Via his simple text and large-format watercolor paintings, author/illustrator Jim Arnosky depicts the change of seasons and the ritual of hiber...

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    General Fiction

    Sep-1993

    Who is the best guide for a walk in the woods? Crinkleroot, of course! Anyone born in a tree and raised by bees must know a lot about walking in wild places. Join him on his exciting journey through the woods with his pet snake. He'll lead the way to...

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    Mar-1992

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    Nov-1990

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    Nov-1989

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    Sep-1989

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    Apr-1989

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    Sep-1987

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    May-1985

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    General Fiction

    A gang of rowdy young coyotes appears over the rocky slope of Cactus Canyon, and the other animals do their best to lie low. But the coyotes chase the cottontail, bark at the wren, frighten the quail, and growl at the squirrel as he scurries for s...

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    Crinkleroot shares the excitement and rewards of birdwatching, in a beginner's guide that offers tips on identifying more than fifty birds and includes facts about bird anatomy, behavior, life cycles, and more....

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