Good Day's Fishing

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About The Book

The bestselling author of Trout and Fly-Fishing the 41st, James Prosek, tells the story of a good day's fishing in this beautiful picture book, illustrated with the author's own gentle watercolors.

What I need for a good day's fishing is in here somewhere....
What's the secret to a good day's fishing?
Bright sun.
Cool breeze.
Favorite rod and reel.
Tackle box with bobbers,
hooks, and sinkers.
But we haven't gotten
to the secret...yet.

For those who want to learn more about how to fish, there's a comprehensive glossary of lures and flies in the back of the book. A Good Day's Fishing will make a fisherman or fisherwoman out of anyone -- even a first-timer.

About The Author

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James Prosek began his writing career at the age of twenty with Trout, An Illustrated History when he was still a student at Yale University. His other books include Joe and Me: An Education in Fishing and Friendship, The Complete Angler: A Connecticut Yankee Follows in the Footsteps of Walton, and Fly-Fishing the 41st: Around the World on the 41st Parallel. He wrote and co-produced a Peabody Award-winning fishing documentary on ESPN. His first venture into children's books, A Good Day's Fishing, followed his adult books' footsteps in its popularity. He lives next to a fishing pond in Easton, Connecticut. Visit James at his website www.jamesprosek.com.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers (March 1, 2004)
  • Length: 40 pages
  • ISBN13: 9780689853272
  • Grades: 1 - 5
  • Ages: 5 - 10

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Awards and Honors

  • CCBC Choices (Cooperative Children's Book Council)
  • NYPL 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing
  • Charlotte Award Suggested Reading List (NY)
  • Charlotte Award Ballot (NY)

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