Jake and Ava: A Boy and a Fish (Hardcover)

Jake and Ava: A Boy and a Fish By Jonathan Balcombe, Rebecca Evans (Illustrator) Cover Image

Jake and Ava: A Boy and a Fish (Hardcover)


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From New York Times best-selling author Jonathan Balcombe comes this charming and affecting tale of young Jake, who on his first fishing trip with his grandfather, makes a crucial discovery when he meets Ava, an archerfish, caught on his line.

"This tender tale will evoke empathy in young readers. And, the art is exquisite."

--Joyce Sidman, winner of the NCTE Award for excellence in Poetry for Children, Winner of the Sibert Medal, author of The Girl who Drew Butterflies and many other titles.

*Jonathan Balcombe is a biologist with a PhD in ethology, the study of animal behavior. His books include What a Fish Knows, a New York Times best-seller translated into fifteen languages; Super fly: The Unexpected Lives of the World's Most Successful Insects; Pleasurable Kingdom, Second Nature, and The Exultant Ark, *Rebecca Evans is an illustrator and author living in Maryland. She is the author and illustrator of numerous books including: Jeannie Houdini: A Hamster's Tale, 2 a Lot: An Adventure With Numbers; PLANTS FIGHT BACK; IF ANIMALS BUILT YOUR HOUSE; and ALONE LIKE ME.
Product Details ISBN: 9780940719460
ISBN-10: 0940719460
Publisher: Gryphon Press
Publication Date: November 2nd, 2021
Pages: 24
Language: English