To the Beach!

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2005 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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It's a perfect day for swimming, building sand castles, and flying kites. But will this wacky family of seven ever make it to the beach? First they need to go back for Fido. Then there's the cooler full of soda. And what about Baby's beloved ducky pail? Even with all the things everyone has forgotten to bring, the unpredictable weather, and the stop-and-go traffic, this family's beach trip is sure to be the best yet. That is, if they (and all their stuff) can get there!

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User Review  - mackenzie1992 - LibraryThing

This is just a cute story about a family who is trying to spend the day at the beach, however, they keep forgetting things. Furthermore, by the time they are all ready it starts storming so they go back home, but then it becomes sunny again so they just play outside in the backyard. Read full review

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User Review  - dangerlibearian - LibraryThing

Funny book about a family who can not pack. They keep turning their car around after each forgotten beach item. When they are finally all packed and on their way to the beach it starts to rain they must turn around again, this time they use all their beach accoutrement on their front lawn. Read full review

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About the author (2005)

LINDA ASHMAN has written many acclaimed picture books, including Rub-a-Dub Sub, Starry Safari, andBabies on the Go. She grew up near the Atlantic coast, and spent many years by the Pacific, but now lives far from the beach in Denver, Colorado.

NADINE BERNARD WESTCOTT's fun and vivacious illustrations have appeared in numerous books for children, including the Farmer Brown series by Teri Sloat, the Mrs. McNosh books by Sarah Weeks, andHello Toes! Hello Feet! by Ann Whitford Paul. She lives near the beach on Nantucket, Massachusetts.

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