Jim Arnosky


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in New York City, The United States
September 01, 1946

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Jim Arnosky was born in New York City, NY Sept 1, 1946. He was raised in Pennsylvania. Jim graduated from high school in Philadelphia and joined the US Naval Reserves. His active duty took him to Maryland and Bremerhaven, Germany.
In 1976 Jim and his wife Deanna moved to Vermont with their two daughters where they have lived in an old farmhouse for the past 28 years. 17 of those years were spent raising sheep.
Jim is self taught in writing, art and the natural sciences. He has written and illustrated 86 books on nature subjects and has illustrated 46 other books written by various authors. He has been awarded the Christopher Medal, Orbis Pictus Honor, ALA Gordon Award, and Outstanding Science book awards from National Science Teachers Associa
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Thunder Birds: Nature's Fly...

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I'm A Turkey!

3.45 avg rating — 257 ratings — published 2009
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Every Autumn Comes the Bear

3.87 avg rating — 222 ratings — published 1993 — 6 editions
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Rabbits and Raindrops

3.85 avg rating — 221 ratings — published 1997 — 5 editions
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Grandfather Buffalo

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Babies in the Bayou

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Wild Tracks!: A Guide to Na...

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At This Very Moment

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Raccoon On His Own

3.72 avg rating — 152 ratings — published 2001 — 4 editions
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Little Burro

3.67 avg rating — 126 ratings — published 2013 — 3 editions
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