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Charley Harper's What's in the Coral Reef

$14.95

The third book in Pomegranate’s successful Nature Discovery Series, Charley Harper’s What’s in the Coral Reef? explores the abundance and variety of coral reef sea life. Zoe Burke’s rhyming text introduces young readers to 50 different reef dwellers—the Foureye Butterflyfish, Manta Ray, Staghorn Coral, Flamingo Tongue Snail, and more. All are depicted with colorful images taken from Harper’s painting The Coral Reef, which illustrates various creatures inhabiting Caribbean reef preserves. The entire painting is reproduced on a fold-out page at the end of the book, with a key identifying all the featured marine life.
Hardcover Smyth-sewn book, with jacket
34 pages, fully illustrated

• High-quality, premium stock matte art paper
• Exceptional color reproduction
• Printed with soy-based inks
• Sewn binding ensures long-lasting enjoyment

Size: 6.5 x 6 in.

ISBN 9780764968464

Charley Harper

Midcentury modernist Charley Harper (American, 1922–2007) portrayed the natural world with heart and humor. In vivid colors and simple shapes, his cardinals, ladybugs, and clever critters have become icons of wildlife art. His illustrations were published in magazines and books, notably Ford Times and The Giant Golden Book of Biology. A longtime conservationist, Harper created posters for more than 50 nature- and conservation-oriented organizations. His US National Park Service posters—massive, requiring a year each to paint—showcase delightful depictions of entire ecosystems in a style he defined as “minimal realism.” In his adopted hometown of Cincinnati, his public works are the legacy of an artist truly beguiled by the wild, one whose art was a quiet catalyst for ecological action.
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