Think of an Eel by Karen Wallace
  

Synopsis

Think of an Eel by Karen Wallace

Dive deep down, through the warm waters to the bed of the Sargasso Sea, as a newborn eel starts to swim towards the rivers he will soon call home. Curious young minds will love learning about the waterbed antics of the eel in this picture book which combines story with information. Previously part of the acclaimed Read and Wonder series, Think of an Eel has been re-launched in the new Nature Storybooks series with a brand new look.

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A joy for the eye, ear and heart... mind opening and inspiring. The Guardian

About the Author

Karen Wallace

I was born in Canada and grew up in a log cabin in Quebec. My childhood was spent playing in the forests and messing about on the Gatineau River. It was a wonderful wild time and in many ways is the source of all of my writing. Children's writers are an eccentric bunch. Someone once said they never grow up and in many ways, this is probably true in my case.
I write books for children from five to fifteen years old. The ability to recall how you felt and what your world was like at a particular point in your childhood is something that all children's writers share. It's like pushing a rewind switch and going back in time. Many of my natural history books for children, like THINK OF AN EEL, which won awards on both sides of the Atlantic, IMAGINE YOU ARE A TIGER, or I AM A TYRANNOSAURUS REX all reflect my own sense of wonder exploring the woods and the river around me when I was a child. Years later, I wrote about this childhood in my first novel RASPBERRIES ON THE YANGTZE, which was shortlisted for the Guardian Fiction Prize.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: 5+

Author

Karen Wallace
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Publisher

Walker Books Ltd

Publication date

7th January 2008

ISBN

9781406312010


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