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...

4.01 avg rating — 307 ratings — published 2011
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Every Autumn Comes the Bear

3.82 avg rating — 293 ratings — published 1993 — 6 editions
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I'm a Turkey!

3.47 avg rating — 281 ratings — published 2009
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Rabbits & Raindrops

3.85 avg rating — 258 ratings — published 1997 — 6 editions
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Babies in the Bayou

3.64 avg rating — 231 ratings — published 2007 — 2 editions
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Grandfather Buffalo

3.97 avg rating — 205 ratings — published 2006 — 3 editions
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Wild Tracks!: A Guide to Na...

4.27 avg rating — 158 ratings — published 2008 — 3 editions
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Raccoon on His Own

3.74 avg rating — 195 ratings — published 2001 — 5 editions
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At This Very Moment

3.66 avg rating — 163 ratings — published 2011
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Crinkleroot's Guide to Know...

4.36 avg rating — 123 ratings — published 1992 — 2 editions
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