Michael Patrick ONeill (Author of Fishy Friends)
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Interview: Michael Patrick O’Neill, Photographer and Author
Absolute enchantment, Ocean Magic illustrates the diversity and complexity of the underwater world and gives its residents a voice. An exceptional photographer, Michael Patrick O'Neill is able to capture the spirit of the subjects he is so passionate about: marine animals of all shapes, sizes and colors. His writing style, casual yet instructive, awakens the naturalist and explorer in each of us and promotes a lifetime of learning and conservation. Fishing trips to the Amazon and abroad during his formative years whetted his appetite for exploration. At age 18, he left Brazil for the U.
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He has written and photographed seven non-fiction marine life books designed to encourage school children to read, write and become involved in science and conservation. They have received outstanding reviews from School Library Journal and are distributed nationally in the educational system. When not making photographs or writing, he is on the lecture circuit promoting a greater appreciation for the natural world, especially the oceans and their inhabitants. He has presented to over , kids in more than schools in the US in the last 14 years. To learn more about his photography and to purchase prints, please visit www. Facebook Instagram.