Beach Day

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HMH Books, Mar 19, 2001 - Juvenile Fiction - 40 pages
In this charming picture book, a cheerful family tumbles out of the car and onto the beach, ready for a perfect day. Buoyant verse just right for reading aloud and bright, playful illustrations capture the singular feeling of a hazy, lazy day by the ocean, complete with a ball game with new friends, water-skiers and sailboats, and a picnic lunch of fried chicken and deviled eggs. This book is a captivating introduction to the beach for young children and an irresistible gift for beach lovers of any age.

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User Review  - thnguyen - LibraryThing

Children can relate to this book when they go to the beach. This is a rhyming book and most children will enjoy that. Smith did a excellent job illustrating. Read full review

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User Review  - achatela - LibraryThing

This book is about a day at the beach. Throughout the book, it explains everything you see at a day on the beach. It also rhymes, which made me enjoy the book a little more. Read full review

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About the author (2001)

Karen Roosa is the author of Beach Day, which was named a Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year. She lives with her family in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

Maggie Smith has written and illustrated many picture books including My Blue Bunny, Bubbit and Beach Day. An accomplished sewist and owner of the Etsy shop Maggierama, she lives in Massachusetts. Visit her online at

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