A Place for Fish

A Place for Fish

Book - 2011
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"In this simple introduction to fish and ecology, Melissa Stewart shares with young readers the behavior and beauty of fish and describes specific ways people can help protect them and their natural habitats.

Children learn basic facts about fish, including where they live, what they eat, and how they benefit plants and other animals. Sidebars throughout the book contain information on human action that has harmed fish and on the many ways people can protect threatened fish populations, such as by preserving reefs and other marine habitats and by restricting overfishing in sensitive areas. Pointers on how youngsters can help fish in their own community are also included.

Author Melissa Stewart offers children a glimpse into the interconnectedness of our world and shows how the actions of one species can inadvertently harm another. Illustrator Higgins Bond's colorful, realistically detailed watercolor illustrations highlight the diversity of fishes and their habitats--from the Lahontan cutthroat trout in Nevada's lakes to the spotted trunkfish native to Florida's coral reefs."

Publisher: Atlanta, Ga. : Peachtree, c 2011.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9781561455621
1561455628
Branch Call Number: 597.17/STEWART
Characteristics: [32] p. : col. ill., col. maps ; 25 x 27 cm.
Additional Contributors: Bond, Higgins - Illustrator

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lxi4 Jul 06, 2014

Very educational and interesting book

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lxi4 Jul 06, 2014

Some fish are so beautiful that people like to keep them as pets.

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