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By Jennifer Berne, Éric Puybaret

Earlier than Jacques Cousteau grew to become an the world over recognized oceanographer and champion of the seas, he used to be a curious little boy.

In this wonderful biography, poetic textual content and lovely work mix to create a portrait of Jacques Cousteau that's as magical because it is inspiring.

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Fish were sick and dying. Jacques saw that people, without realizing it, were slowly killing the sea and its creatures, by dumping garbage and poisonous chemicals into the ocean he loved so much. Jacques knew what he had to do. He had to make movies. Movies to warn people. Movies to save the sea. Jacques also spoke to presidents. To kings and queens. To people all over the earth. Asking them to help save our oceans, our planet. And he spoke to children. Jacques dreamed that someday it would be you, exploring worlds never seen, never imagined.

B. Jennifer Berne grew up in New York City where she was active in dance and theater as a child. As an adult, she and her artist husband, Nick, designed a sailboat, which they sailed from Maine to the Bahamas. Now they spend summers living aboard their boat, cruising Penobscot Bay and beyond. Jennifer is currently a contributing writer for Nick Jr. magazine, and writes about the subjects she loves most—our amazing universe and the people who are passionate about it. This is her first children’s book.

Making an effort to recycle helps, too. FOLLOWING COUSTEAU’ S LEAD: Get a camera and start photographing or filming what interests you. Motivate your family and friends to start caring about the world and its creatures. Above all (I’m sure Cousteau would agree with this): follow your passions, follow your dreams. J. B. Jennifer Berne grew up in New York City where she was active in dance and theater as a child. As an adult, she and her artist husband, Nick, designed a sailboat, which they sailed from Maine to the Bahamas.

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