Extraordinary Migrations by Joshua S. Brunet


Extraordinary Migrations by Joshua S. Brunet

Many animals migrate, and their journeys are filled with challenges and wonder. But some animals' migrations go beyond, making them extraordinary. Delightful storytelling and vivid illustrations invite readers to swim, waddle, crawl, and fly alongside a gray whale, an Emperor penguin, a Christmas Island crab, and a monarch butterfly as each animal fulfills part of its life cycle.

About the Author

Sharon Katz Cooper is a science educator and freelance writer who specializes in science and social studies topics. She has written more than 25 books for children, including a series called Horrible Habitats, which was recommended by the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA). She is based in Pittsburgh, Penn., where she lives with her husband and three boys, Reuven, Judah, and Yaron. Joshua S. Brunet received his BS in Illustration from Indiana Wesleyan University and his MFA in Illustration from the Hartford Art School at the University of Hartford. He has been a freelance illustrator for almost 15 years and has worked for a variety of magazines, including Focus on the Family and LifeWay Press. His first children's book, When Pigs Fly, was published in 2011 by Borderstone Press. His most recent book, I'm in Love with a Big Blue Frog (Imagine Publishing), is a collaboration with the legendary folk trio Peter, Paul, and Mary, and singer/songwriter Les Braunstein. Josh is married with four children and currently resides in Denver, Colorado, where he teaches in the illustration department at Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design. Christina Wald has done illustration for a wide variety of toys, games, books, and magazines-everything from board books and pop-up books to Star Wars role-playing games and G.I. Joe package art. She studied Industrial Design at the University of Cincinnati. When she is not in the studio, Christina is out urban sketching, biking, and/or traveling. She lives in Cincinnati with her toy engineer husband, Troy, and two cats. Tom Leonard has been a freelance illustrator for more than 20 years. A graduate of the Philadelphia College of Art (now called the University of the Arts) with a degree in Illustration, he has worked for numerous publications throughout his career, including Psychology Today, Reader's Digest, International Wildlife, and Science Digest. Since 1993 he has focused on children's books, usually with a view toward nature. Tom has had several shows throughout Philadelphia, and his work has appeared in the Graphis Annual and the Society of Illustrators. Tom teaches at the University of the Arts and also teaches summers at Fleisher Art Memorial, where he has exhibited his work on several occasions. Tom lives in South Philadelphia with his wife, Rose.

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Contains 4 Paperbacks
96 pages
Interest Age: From 5


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Publication date

2nd June 2016



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