Gone Fishing

Ocean Life by the Numbers

By David McLimans; David McLimans (Illustrator)
(Walker Childrens, Hardcover, 9780802797704, 40pp.)

Publication Date: September 16, 2008

Other Editions of This Title: Library Binding

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Dive down to the depths of our planet’s oceans and see the stunning variety of creatures that call this watery environment home. These incredible marine animals and their ocean habitats are among our most precious and endangered resources. 

In a dazzling underwater adventure, Caldecott Honor–winning artist David McLimans uses fins, flippers, and tentacles to create numerical masterpieces. From the smallest tiger tail sea horse to the giant humpback whale, this aquatic menagerie will captivate readers of all ages as they count up to ten and back down again. McLimans also explores the powers of ten to showcase amazing ocean facts from one to one billion! Once you wet your feet with this eye-popping visual treat, your view of the ocean will be forever transformed.  

About the Author

David McLimans’s first book, Gone Wild: An Endangered Animal Alphabet, was a Caldecott Honor winner and a New York Times Best Illustrated Book of the Year. He has won numerous awards for his editorial illustrations, and his work has appeared in The New York Times, the Washington Post, Harper’s, and Time. He lives in Madison, Wisconsin.

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