What works of art are shells! Little sea creatures build their homes in a wonderful variety of shapes and colors. Eventually many wash up to shore, providing a handson lesson in nature's simple wonders. The fun of discovery at the beach is enhanced by the tearout shell identification card in the back of the book.
|Product dimensions:||10.20(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.10(d)|
|Age Range:||4 - 8 Years|
About the Author
Marianne Berkes has spent much of her life as a teacher, children's theater director and children's librarian. She knows how much children enjoy "interactive" stories and is the author of many entertaining and educational picture books that make a child's learning relevant. Reading, music, theater, gardening, and cooking have been a constant in Marianne's life. Her books are inspired by her love of nature. Marianne hopes to open kids' eyes to the magic found in our natural world. She now writes full time. An energetic presenter at schools and conferences, Marianne believes that "hands on" learning is fun. Her website is www.MarianneBerkes.com.
Robert Noreika is a watercolorist with a passion for nature and art. He attended the Paier College of Art in Hamden, Connecticut and has his studio in an Arts Center in Avon, Connecticut. He has always loved to comb the beaches and hike in the woods, and now he does so with his wife, Chris, and seven year-old daughter, Sarah. This is the fourth book he has illustrated.