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A Good Day's Fishingby James Prosek
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What I need for a good day's fishing is in here somewhere.... andlt;BRandgt; What's the secret to a good day's fishing? andlt;BRandgt; Bright sun.andlt;BRandgt; Cool breeze.andlt;BRandgt; Favorite rod and reel.andlt;BRandgt; Tackle box with bobbers,andlt;BRandgt; hooks, and sinkers.andlt;BRandgt; But we haven't gottenandlt;BRandgt; to the secret...yet. andlt;BRandgt; James Prosek, best-selling author of andlt;Iandgt;Trout and Fly-Fishing the 41st,andlt;/Iandgt;tells the story of a good day's fishing in this beautiful picture book, illustrated with the author's own gentle watercolors. For those who want to learn more about how to fish, there's a comprehensive glossary of lures and flies in the back of the book. andlt;Iandgt;A Good Day's Fishingandlt;/Iandgt; will make a fisherman or fisherwoman out of anyone — even a first-timer.
"An inventive and enticing approach to a sport and nature topic cast in a narrative. The personal tone and boyish charm will lure kids to fishing and grandfathers will love it." Kirkus Reviews
"Prosek...will hook youngsters who have experienced — or long to experience — the lure of this pastime....This cheerful handbook may well entice kids to seek out their own good day's fishing." Publishers Weekly
"[A] handsome work for children....Prosek's book is a special treat that may lure to the surface the ever-hopeful fisherperson lurking in youngsters' inner depths." School Library Journal
"Beautiful from beginning to end....Prosek's precise but luminous watercolors make each page something to be pored over, whether he is painting a bright yellow perch or the elegant rose-bellied brook trout." Barbara L. Talcroft, Children's Literature
The bestselling author of Trout takes young readers on a first fishing trip in this beautiful picture book, illustrated by the author. A comprehensive glossary of flies and lures completes the package. Full color.
About the Author
James Prosek is a leading expert on fly-fishing and a popular writer in that area. A Yale graduate, he began his writing career at age twenty with Trout: An Illustrated History. Mr. Prosek was recently featured on a Peabody Award-winning fishing documentary on ESPN. He lives near a fishing pond in Easton, Connecticut.
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