The Adventures of Pelican Pete: A Bird is Born (The Adventures of Pelican Pete, 1)

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A story in rhyme about a pelican egg which hatches into curious young pete. To protect his head from the sun, his parents find a child's cap for him to wear.

The Adventures of Pelican Pete is an entertaining, educational resource with appropriate environmental values that is expressed visually with detailed art work in vivid coloring.

The series of Pelican Pete books has received the following Awards and Honors: International Reading Association's Children's Choices; Teachers' Choice; Mom's Choice; iParenting Media Award Best Product-Children's Books; Book of the Year for Environment Education; and the Florida Publishers Association Best Children's Fiction and Best Florida Title.

The books are also included in the Accelerated Reader and Scholastic's Reading Counts programs throughout the country.

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Illustrator: Hugh Keiser, a graduate of Cooper Union, has been painting and drawing for over 40 years. Included in numerous public and private collections, his work is the recipient of many awards.

Hugh began to explore the computer as an art medium about the same time he and Frances moved to Florida and fell in love with the brown pelican: the clown prince of birds. Illustrations for a series of books featuring Pelican Pete are the result.

Author: Frances Keiser, naturalist, wildlife rescue volunteer, and friend to animals and children, has worked for the public school system with preschoolers and conducted children's craft workshops.

Raised on fairy tales, Frances continues to develop her love of children's books by being a collector and avid reader to children. Many of her favorite stories are in rhyme, which influenced her to write her own books in verse.

Living on the beach near St. Augustine, Florida, the Keiser's home is aptly named "Pelican Perch."

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