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Macmillan Childrens Publishing Group

Janet Halfmann

Janet Halfmann

Janet Halfmann has written many books about the natural world such as, Hermit Crab’s Home and Little Skink’s Tail. She lives in South Milwaukee, Wisconsin with her husband, Tom.


Star of the Sea

Janet Halfmann; illustrations by Joan Paley
Holt Books for Young Readers
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

With the ocean her home, an ochre sea star hunts for her morning meal. She folds over her rays and grips the rocky shore with sticky feet as she feasts on shellfish. When she takes too long, the...

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