Candace Fleming Papa's Mechanical Fish

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Papa's Mechanical Fish

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In the summer of 1851, with encouragement and ideas provided by his family, an inventor builds a working submarine and takes his family for a ride under Lake Michigan. Includes notes about Lodner Phillips, the real inventor on whom the story is based. Full color.

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"Fleming's telling is lively, humorous, and specific." --The Horn Book

"A humorous tribute to the zany, determined and innovative side of invention." --Kirkus Reviews

"There's a rich history of batty inventor/tinkerer dads in children's books, and the girl narrator's father in this book could hang with the best of them." --Booklist

"*The exuberant and inquisitive tone of this book is sure to entertain curious children." --School Library Journal, starred review

About the Author:

Candace Fleming is the author of many picture and young adult books, including Boxes for Katje, Gator Gumbo, and The Great and Only Barnum, a finalist for theYALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction. She lives in Mount Prospect, Illinois.

Boris Kulikov is the critically acclaimed illustrator of many children's books, including Max's Words by Kate Banks and, most recently, Barnum's Bones by Tracey Fern. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.

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