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Fishing at Long Pond

Fishing at Long Pond

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ISBN 10: 0688094015 / ISBN 13: 9780688094010
Published by Greenwillow Books, New York, New York, U.S.A., 1991
Used Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Hardcover in full-color gloss pictorial boards in a price clipped full-color gloss dustjacket with the identical illustration. Inscribed by the illustrator on the front free endpaper. Very dark illustration makes it hard to read: "To Jean, Happy fishing, Ly Barrett George." Book is tight, clean and otherwise unmarked. Jacket has price clipped, otherwise near fine. Media mail included. Please contact us for priority or international shipping. Ships in 24 hours in a cardboard box. Bookseller Inventory # 005201

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Title: Fishing at Long Pond

Publisher: Greenwillow Books, New York, New York, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1991

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good+

Signed: Signed by Illustrator(s)

Edition: 1st Edition

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While fishing for bass, Katie and her grandfather observe a deer, an osprey, a goose, and other pond visiters

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Kindergarten-Grade 2-- The Georges combine their expertise once again to portray the wonders and excitement to be found in the out-of-doors. Katie is fishing with her grandfather on Long Pond and her anticipation of catching her first bass is further enhanced by the enchantment of all that they see around them. With meticulous gouache paintings that sweep across double pages, the book treats young audiences to a realistic glimpse of the flora and fauna that surround a pond. As Katie patiently awaits that first nibble, both she and her grandfather quietly watch the water come alive with the sights and sounds of the animals' vigorous activity and enjoy the beauty of the wildflowers along the marshy shore. Each new encounter is deftly explored through their dialogue, and readers are continuously enriched by the stimulating narrative. The slight text adroitly packs information into its two-to-four lines per page, producing a vibrant picture-book introduction to the natural world. Dramatic in illustrations, serene in text, this selection will command attention and teachers will want to incorporate it into nature-unit studies. --Mary Lou Budd, Milford South Elementary School, OH
Copyright 1991 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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