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Manfish : the story of Jacques Cousteau

Author: Jennifer Berne; Eric Puybaret
Publisher: San Francisco : Chronicle Books, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Before Jacques Cousteau became an internationally known oceanographer and champion of the seas, he was a curious little boy. In this biography, poetic text and paintings combine to create a portrait of Jacques Cousteau.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Jacques Cousteau; Jacques Yves Cousteau; Jacques Cousteau; Jacques Yves Cousteau
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Berne; Eric Puybaret
ISBN: 9780811860635 0811860639
OCLC Number: 157023354
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Responsibility: by Jennifer Berne ; illustrated by Éric Puybaret.
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KIRKUS REVIEWS, STARRED REVIEW This moving tribute to the great nautical observer and filmmaker is shot through with an authentically childlike sense of adventure and the thrill of discovery....is Read more...

 
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Beautiful biography

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2008-09-05) Excellent Permalink

A lovely illustrated biography of Jacques Cousteau.  It tells his story from how he was fascinated with water from the time he was very young ending when he was old, talking to world leaders as well as children about saving the ocean and the planet.  It covers many things that he did in...
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