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Lobster Fishing on the Sea

by Maureen Hull, illustrated by Brenda Jones

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list price: $9.95
edition:Paperback
published: Apr 2010
ISBN:9781551097541
publisher: Nimbus Publishing
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Susan's father is a lobster fisherman in the Northumberland Strait, and one Saturday morning he lets Susan come on the boat with him. They empty their traps together and Susan sees all different sea creatures- rock crabs, sculpins, and more. Wonderfully illustrated in vibrant colours by Brenda Jones, Lobster Fishing on the Susan B has a simple storyline and incorporates information about lobster fishing and marine life.

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Maureen Hull was born and raised on Cape Breton Island. She studied at nscad, Dalhousie University and the Pictou Fisheries School. She has worked at the costume department of Neptune Theatre and as a lobster fisher. She lives on Pictou Island in the Northumberland Strait. Her fiction and poetry have appeared in numerous magazines and anthologies, most recently Christmas Family Treasures. Her short story collection, Righteous Living, was short-listed for the Danuta Gleed Award, and several of her stories have been read on CBC Radio.
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Brenda Jones grew up on Prince Edward Island, and then moved to Montreal in her early 20s, beginning a career in film animation. For 20 years she worked for private studios, doing color design, backgrounds, and art direction for many animated television series. Her parallel career as an illustrator began in the ’80s after her daughter was born. She has now published more than a dozen books, including Skunks for Breakfast, which won the Lillian Shepherd Award for illustration.

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Maureen Hull was born and raised on Cape Breton Island. She studied at nscad, Dalhousie University and the Pictou Fisheries School. She has worked at the costume department of Neptune Theatre and as a lobster fisher. She lives on Pictou Island in the Northumberland Strait. Her fiction and poetry have appeared in numerous magazines and anthologies, most recently Christmas Family Treasures. Her short story collection, Righteous Living, was short-listed for the Danuta Gleed Award, and several of her stories have been read on CBC Radio.

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Lobster Fishing on the Sea

Susan’s father, a Northumberland Strait lobster fisherman, lets Susan come on the boat with him one Saturday. As they empty their trawls together, Susan gets to see and touch all kinds of sea creatures and learns how to empty, haul and bait the trawls. Back at the wharf, they sell their catch to a fish buyer and then return home to a dinner of lobster chowder.

Source: The Canadian Children’s Book Centre. Best Books for Kids & Teens. 2011.

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