{"id":633380353,"title":"The Freshwater Alphabet Book","handle":"the-freshwater-alphabet-book","description":"\u003c!-- - - - - - - - ENTER AUTHOR\/ILLUSTRATOR INFO BELOW - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eBy: \u003ca title=\"Author Jerry Pallotta\" href=\"http:\/\/charlesbridge.myshopify.com\/pages\/jerry-pallotta\"\u003eJerry Pallotta\u003c\/a\u003e \/ Illustrated by: \u003ca title=\"Illustrator David Biedrzycki\" href=\"http:\/\/charlesbridge.myshopify.com\/pages\/david-biedrzycki\"\u003eDavid Biedrzycki\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - ENTER HEADING BELOW - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003ch3\u003eGone fishin'!\u003c\/h3\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - ENTER DESCRIPTION BELOW - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eCome take a swim with freshwater creatures from around the world! Meet a fish that has no eyes and one that has four of them. 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The acclaimed alphabet-book author has joined forces with illustrator David Biedrzycki to create an exquisite and informative introduction to freshwater dwellers.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/charlesbridge.blogspot.com\/2018\/04\/charlesbridge-unplugged-4-david.html\" target=\"_blank\" rel=\"noopener noreferrer\"\u003eListen\u003c\/a\u003e to illustrator David Biedrzycki talk about his books on Charlesbridge Unplugged.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - - - - ENTER RECOMMENDATIONS BELOW - - - - - - - -- - - --\u003e\n\u003cdiv class=\"recommended-books\"\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eIf you like this book, you’ll enjoy these:\u003cbr\u003e\u003ca title=\"Jerry Pallotta's Alphabet Book series\" href=\"http:\/\/www.charlesbridge.com\/collections\/jerry-pallotta-alphabet-books\"\u003eJerry Pallotta's Alphabet Book series\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/div\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - - - - START OF TABS - - - - - - - -- - - --\u003e [TABS]\n\u003ch5\u003eLook Inside\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cimg class=\"cvr-border-gray\" style=\"display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;\" src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0750\/0101\/files\/freshwater-alphabet-book-spread.jpg?139954973211572114871\"\u003e\u003c!-- Please call pinit.js only once per page --\u003e\u003cscript type=\"text\/javascript\" async=\"\" defer data-pin-shape=\"round\" data-pin-height=\"32\" data-pin-hover=\"true\" src=\"\/\/assets.pinterest.com\/js\/pinit.js\"\u003e\u003c\/script\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - - - - ENTER AUTHOR BIO BELOW - - - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eAuthor \u0026amp; Illustrator\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eJerry Pallotta, author\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eJerry Pallotta began writing books to entertain his own children. Now, he is the author of several books for young readers, including \u003ci\u003eThe Desert Alphabet Book\u003c\/i\u003e, a Reading Rainbow selection; \u003ci\u003eThe Butterfly Counting Book\u003c\/i\u003e; \u003ci\u003eThe Icky Bug Alphabet Book\u003c\/i\u003e; and many more. Jerry travels extensively around the country talking with children about writing books. He lives in Massachusetts with his family. His advice to children: \"Read a zillion books!\"\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ca title=\"Author Jerry Pallotta\" href=\"http:\/\/charlesbridge.myshopify.com\/pages\/jerry-pallotta\"\u003eRead more\u003c\/a\u003e about Jerry.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - ENTER ILLUSTRATOR BIO BELOW - - - - - - - - - - - --\u003e \u003cbr\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eDavid Biedrzycki, illustrator\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eDavid Biedrzycki has illustrated many books for young readers, including \u003ci\u003eThe Beetle Alphabet Book\u003c\/i\u003e and \u003ci\u003eThe Boat Alphabet Book\u003c\/i\u003e. He has also written and illustrated several books, including the Ace Lacewing series and the Breaking News series. David grew up in Pennsylvania and graduated from Kutztown State University. He lives in Massachusetts with his family.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ca title=\"Illustrator David Biedrzycki\" href=\"http:\/\/charlesbridge.myshopify.com\/pages\/david-biedrzycki\"\u003eRead more\u003c\/a\u003e about David. \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - - ENTER REVIEWS BELOW - - - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eEditorial Reviews\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ci\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eScience \u0026amp; Nature\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003ePallotta has tackled everything from vegetables, yucky reptiles, icky bugs, spices, flowers, and most recently, freshwater creatures. Combining a few easy to understand facts about each particular fish—\"E is for Electric Eel. . . The electricity in their bodies is two hundred adn fifty thousand times stronger than the electricity in humans. 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Now, he is the author of several books for young readers, including \u003ci\u003eThe Desert Alphabet Book\u003c\/i\u003e, a Reading Rainbow selection; \u003ci\u003eThe Butterfly Counting Book\u003c\/i\u003e; \u003ci\u003eThe Icky Bug Alphabet Book\u003c\/i\u003e; and many more. Jerry travels extensively around the country talking with children about writing books. He lives in Massachusetts with his family. His advice to children: \"Read a zillion books!\"\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ca title=\"Author Jerry Pallotta\" href=\"http:\/\/charlesbridge.myshopify.com\/pages\/jerry-pallotta\"\u003eRead more\u003c\/a\u003e about Jerry.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - ENTER ILLUSTRATOR BIO BELOW - - - - - - - - - - - --\u003e \u003cbr\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eDavid Biedrzycki, illustrator\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eDavid Biedrzycki has illustrated many books for young readers, including \u003ci\u003eThe Beetle Alphabet Book\u003c\/i\u003e and \u003ci\u003eThe Boat Alphabet Book\u003c\/i\u003e. He has also written and illustrated several books, including the Ace Lacewing series and the Breaking News series. David grew up in Pennsylvania and graduated from Kutztown State University. He lives in Massachusetts with his family.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ca title=\"Illustrator David Biedrzycki\" href=\"http:\/\/charlesbridge.myshopify.com\/pages\/david-biedrzycki\"\u003eRead more\u003c\/a\u003e about David. \u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c!-- - - - - - - - - - ENTER REVIEWS BELOW - - - - - - - - - --\u003e\n\u003ch5\u003eEditorial Reviews\u003c\/h5\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ci\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eScience \u0026amp; Nature\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003ePallotta has tackled everything from vegetables, yucky reptiles, icky bugs, spices, flowers, and most recently, freshwater creatures. Combining a few easy to understand facts about each particular fish—\"E is for Electric Eel. . . The electricity in their bodies is two hundred adn fifty thousand times stronger than the electricity in humans. They could light up a light bulb.\"—with colorful illustrations from various illustrators, he features both the well-known and the arcane, occasionally straining fro a representative for each letter, but generally offering consistent sets of twenty-six unusual creatures for your child's enjoyment.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003c\/blockquote\u003e\n\u003cblockquote\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ci\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eSchool Library Journal\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/i\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAn inviting look at freshwater biology. In this alphabetically arranged overview, Pallotta surprisingly includes the Snow Monkey, who stays warm by soaking in hot springs, and Nessie, the legendary Loch Ness monster, along with familiar and lesser-known freshwater fish and crustaceans. Biedrzycki's beautiful naturalistic illustrations show each creature in its native habitat. A brief, two or three sentence description for each entry mentions its unique characteristics and explains how it got its name. 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The Freshwater Alphabet Book

By: Jerry Pallotta / Illustrated by: David Biedrzycki

Gone fishin'!

Come take a swim with freshwater creatures from around the world! Meet a fish that has no eyes and one that has four of them. Get to know an eel that carries enough electricity to light up a light bulb and a glacier-dwelling worm with blood that works like antifreeze. Even Snow Monkeys enjoy a dip in a freshwater pool.

Jerry Pallotta has done it again! The acclaimed alphabet-book author has joined forces with illustrator David Biedrzycki to create an exquisite and informative introduction to freshwater dwellers.

Listen to illustrator David Biedrzycki talk about his books on Charlesbridge Unplugged.

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Jerry Pallotta, author

Jerry Pallotta began writing books to entertain his own children. Now, he is the author of several books for young readers, including The Desert Alphabet Book, a Reading Rainbow selection; The Butterfly Counting Book; The Icky Bug Alphabet Book; and many more. Jerry travels extensively around the country talking with children about writing books. He lives in Massachusetts with his family. His advice to children: "Read a zillion books!"

Read more about Jerry.


David Biedrzycki, illustrator

David Biedrzycki has illustrated many books for young readers, including The Beetle Alphabet Book and The Boat Alphabet Book. He has also written and illustrated several books, including the Ace Lacewing series and the Breaking News series. David grew up in Pennsylvania and graduated from Kutztown State University. He lives in Massachusetts with his family.

Read more about David. 

Science & Nature

Pallotta has tackled everything from vegetables, yucky reptiles, icky bugs, spices, flowers, and most recently, freshwater creatures. Combining a few easy to understand facts about each particular fish—"E is for Electric Eel. . . The electricity in their bodies is two hundred adn fifty thousand times stronger than the electricity in humans. They could light up a light bulb."—with colorful illustrations from various illustrators, he features both the well-known and the arcane, occasionally straining fro a representative for each letter, but generally offering consistent sets of twenty-six unusual creatures for your child's enjoyment.

School Library Journal

An inviting look at freshwater biology. In this alphabetically arranged overview, Pallotta surprisingly includes the Snow Monkey, who stays warm by soaking in hot springs, and Nessie, the legendary Loch Ness monster, along with familiar and lesser-known freshwater fish and crustaceans. Biedrzycki's beautiful naturalistic illustrations show each creature in its native habitat. A brief, two or three sentence description for each entry mentions its unique characteristics and explains how it got its name. A serviceable addition that should stimulate children to explore further.

Paperback
ISBN: 978-0-88106-900-6

Ages: 4-7
Page count: 32