At This Very Moment

At This Very Moment Cover

At This Very Moment

By Jim Arnosky; Jim Arnosky (Illustrator)

Dutton Children's Books, Hardcover, 9780525422525, 32pp.

Publication Date: May 12, 2011

Description
Using gentle, rhythmic text and gorgeous watercolor paintings, Jim Arnosky invites young readers to imagine what wondrous things animals are doing across the globe. While you might be sweating in the middle of the afternoon, an owl has found a cool hiding place inside a cactus. And while you're filling up on dinner, puffins are swooping down on the ocean by the cliffs to catch fish. It's an amazing world out there-at this very moment.


About the Author
Jim Arnosky is well known for his "keen observations of nature and his fine artistic talent" (School Library Journal). He has written and illustrated many children s books. "Otters Under Water" was called "first-rate natural history for the youngest" by Kirkus Reviews (pointer review), and School Library Journal wrote that in it "each of his creatures exhibits a distinct individualism." "Every Autumn Comes the Bear" was called "vibrant, translucent and strikingly composed" by Publishers Weekly, and Booklist wrote "Arnosky's radiant pictures have a dazzling sense of pattern and composition . . . and a sense of mystery. A beautiful, imaginative, and informative approach." School Library Journal said of "Rabbits & Raindrops," Perfect for story-time or lap-time reading, this book will give children a feeling of security and contentment. Jim Arnosky and his family live on a twenty-acre farm in Vermont."