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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.

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"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

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"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

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"[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

Review:

"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

Synopsis:

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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780689853272
Author:
Prosek, James
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Fiction - General
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - General
Subject:
Fishing
Subject:
Sports & Recreation - General
Subject:
Animals - Fishes
Subject:
Fishing tackle
Subject:
Nature & the Natural World - General
Subject:
Children s Animals-Animal Stories-Fish
Copyright:
Edition Description:
B221
Publication Date:
March 2004
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Grade Level:
from 1 up to 5
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
40
Dimensions:
8 x 10 in 13.965 oz
Children's Book Type:
Picture / Wordless
Age Level:
05-10

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Product details 40 pages Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - English 9780689853272 Reviews:
"Review" by , "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."
"Review" by , "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."
"Review" by , "[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."
"Review" by , "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."
"Synopsis" by , 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.
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