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Jacques Cousteau
  • Format
  • HARDCOVER
  • Trim Size: 6 1/2 x 9 1/4
  • ISBN-10: 1604139471
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-60413-947-1
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $35.00
  • Imprint: Chelsea House
  • Published: 01/01/2011
  • Dewey Number: 551
  • Reading Level: Grades 6-12
  • Pages: 120

Summary

Jacques Cousteau was an underwater explorer, inventor, filmmaker, author, and world-renowned environmentalist. He was the first to photograph and, later, film underwater life. He, his family, and his crew traveled the world on his famous ship, Calypso, to film never-before-seen sea creatures, shipwrecks, and other wonders. His photos and films inspired generations of marine biologists, undersea diver enthusiasts, and environmentalists. Jacques Cousteau delves into the life and work of this underwater navigator whose name became synonymous with the ocean and the ways he introduced the world to the mysteries of the deep.

Specifications

Full-color photographs and illustrations. Sidebars. Further resources. Web sites. Glossary. Index.

About the Author(s)

Johanna Knowles has been writing nonfiction for children, teens, and adults for more than 10 years. She has a master's degree in children's literature and teaches writing for children at the Center for the Study of Children's Literature at Simmons College.

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