Beachcombing: Exploring the Seashore

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Dutton Children's Books, 2004 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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Young sunbathers can learn all about the wonders at the water's edge with Jim Arnosky's fascinating guide. With friendly notes and detailed illustrations of everything from ghost crabs to shark teeth, this award-winning author and wildlife expert outfits kids with the knowledge they need to become avid beachcombers. Take it along on a family vacation or school trip, or make the beach come alive at home with this personal tour of the shore.

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Review: Beachcombing: Exploring the Seashore

User Review  - Ciara Plackett - Goodreads

Personal Reaction: I really enjoyed this book because I love the beach and beach combing. This gives information and pictures of things that you might find when on the beach. This book does have an ... Read full review

Review: Beachcombing: Exploring the Seashore

User Review  - Ashley Whiteley - Goodreads

I learned something new on every page. There are so many wonderful creatures at the beach. The pictures are colorful, bright, and happy. It makes you feel like you are actually at the beach! Read full review

About the author (2004)

Jim Arnosky is well known for his "keen observations of nature and his fine artistic talent" (School Library Journal). He has written and illustrated many children's books. Otters Under Water was called "first-rate natural history for the youngest" by Kirkus Reviews (pointer review), and School Library Journal wrote that in it "each of his creatures exhibits a distinct individualism." Every Autumn Comes the Bear was called "vibrant, translucent and strikingly composed" by Publishers Weekly, and Booklist wrote "Arnosky's radiant pictures have a dazzling sense of pattern and composition . . . and a sense of mystery. A beautiful, imaginative, and informative approach." School Library Journal said of Rabbits & Raindrops, “Perfect for story-time or lap-time reading, this book will give children a feeling of security and contentment.”

Jim Arnosky and his family live on a twenty-acre farm in Vermont.

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