By Jennifer Berne, Éric Puybaret
Sooner than Jacques Cousteau grew to become an across the world identified oceanographer and champion of the seas, he was once a curious little boy.
In this stunning biography, poetic textual content and lovely work mix to create a portrait of Jacques Cousteau that's as magical because it is inspiring.
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Extra resources for Manfish: A Story of Jacques Cousteau
COUSTEAU’ S BOOKS: Cousteau wrote over 50 books, full of beautiful pictures and fascinating adventures. Just recently, his important last book, The Human, The Orchid, and the Octopus, was released in the United States. THE MARINE WORLD: Most natural history museums have wonderful, informative exhibits about the ocean world. You can also visit ocean research centers or take snorkeling or diving lessons. CARING FOR OUR PLANET: Cousteau believed that each of us has a responsibility to protect the earth.
B. Jennifer Berne grew up in New York City where she was active in dance and theater as a child. As an adult, she and her artist husband, Nick, designed a sailboat, which they sailed from Maine to the Bahamas. Now they spend summers living aboard their boat, cruising Penobscot Bay and beyond. Jennifer is currently a contributing writer for Nick Jr. magazine, and writes about the subjects she loves most—our amazing universe and the people who are passionate about it. This is her first children’s book.
He attended the historic École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs in Paris, where he specialized in illustration. He has since illustrated several books for children and is particularly excited to have worked on Manfish: A Story of Jacques Cousteau because he spends much of his free time diving and enjoying the sea.