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My Wild Life
Adventures of a Wildlife Photographer
By (author): Suzi Eszterhas
Suzi Eszterhas

Imprint:

Owlkids - Toronto

ISBN:

9781771474078

Product Form:

Hardcover

Form detail:

Printed dust jacket
Hardcover , Printed dust jacket
English

Audience:

Juvenile: Age (years) 7 - 10, Grade (CAN) 3, Grade (US) 3
Oct 15, 2020
$19.95 CAD
Active

Dimensions:

9.5in x 7.5 x 0.38 in | 368 gr

Page Count:

32 pages

Illustrations:

Original full color photographs throughout
Owlkids Books
Owlkids
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Women
 
A Junior Library Guild Selection 2020, Commended
  • Short Description
As a young girl, Suzi Eszterhas knew she wanted to be a wildlife photographer. But how did she go from snapping pictures of cats in her backyard to taking photos of cheetah cubs in Kenya? In this nonfiction picture-book biography, Eszterhas invites readers to find out what her life is like behind the lens.

Spectacular photographs of animals paired with compelling anecdotes will instantly draw readers in. Each section of the book explores a unique part of Eszterhas’s job with energetic and engaging language. Along with photography tips and stories about life in the field, Eszterhas’s sections on conservation and treating animals with respect will enhance readers’ awareness of these issues. End matter includes answers to common questions Suzi has been asked.

Filled with adorable animals, stories from the field, and subtle lessons on resilience and female empowerment, the story of Eszterhas’s wild life asks readers to pursue their passions, while treating the natural world with curiosity, kindness, and respect.
A look at nature photographer Suzi Eszterhas’s life behind the camera

As a young girl, Suzi Eszterhas knew she wanted to be a wildlife photographer. But how did she go from snapping pictures of cats in her backyard to taking photos of cheetah cubs in Kenya? In this nonfiction picture-book biography, Eszterhas invites readers to find out what her life is like behind the lens.

Spectacular photographs of animals paired with compelling anecdotes will instantly draw readers in. Each section of the book explores a unique part of Eszterhas’s job with energetic and engaging language. Along with photography tips and stories about life in the field, Eszterhas’s sections on conservation and treating animals with respect will enhance readers’ awareness of these issues. End matter includes answers to common questions Suzi has been asked.

Filled with adorable animals, stories from the field, and subtle lessons on resilience and female empowerment, the story of Eszterhas’s wild life asks readers to pursue their passions, while treating the natural world with curiosity, kindness, and respect.

  • A biography of the award-winning wildlife photographer Suzi Eszterhas, told in her own words
  • An independent, resilient, courageous female role model who pursued her dream
  • Illustrated with Eszterhas’s stunning full-color photographs
  • STEM curriculum links to animal behavior, conservation, and ecological relationships

SUZI ESZTERHAS is an award-winning wildlife photographer who is passionate about helping wildlife and has even participated firsthand in the rescue of several animals. Her photographs have been published in over 100 magazine cover and feature stories in publications around the world, including National Geographic Kids, Ranger Rick, and TIME. When not in the field, she lives in Petaluma, California.

"Accessible, attractively designed, and well organized, this will have great appeal for animal lovers—and it may also prompt some to consider turning an interest into a career. Striking photographs make this an irresistible invitation." - Kirkus Reviews

"[Eszterhas] is clear about the joy she gets from her work—especially in photographing animal babies growing—and her love for her work and for animals is palpable." - Booklist

"Via striking photographs and a conversational text, Eszterhas gives readers a behind-the-scenes look at her job... an engaging introduction to an unusual line of work." - The Horn Book

"Eszterhas’ accomplishments show how passion, commitment and a strong work ethic can earn the rewards of personal satisfaction, a fine message for young readers as they contemplate their future endeavors. Nature-loving readers will enjoy this glimpse into a fascinating career that offers unlimited possibilities." - Canadian Review of Materials

"This book is sure to be a winner with kids who love nature and animals or are budding photographers themselves." - Bookends Blog

"We need more books like this... A child who’s considering this option for their future could learn a lot from this book about what to expect." - Youth Services Book Review

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