At the Seashore: Atlantic Edition

by Pamela Hickman

illustrated by Twila Robar-DeCoste

At the Seashore is a lively and brightly illustrated guide to learning and enjoying the nature of the summer coastline.
Here's the perfect companion for having fun at the seashore: a book packed with great ideas for things to do, games to play, crafts and discovery--all at the ocean's edge.
Have you wondered where jellyfish or shore crabs come from? Looked for the names of different seaweeds or shells? Are you interested in learning how you can adopt a killer whale? You can learn about the natural world, about plankton, fossils, bird and animal tracks in the sand, and at the same time discover how you can help care for the natural environment.
At the Seashore is a lively and brightly illustrated guide to learning and enjoying the nature of the summer coastline.

About the Authors

Pamela Hickman

PAMELA HICKMAN is the author of over forty non-fiction books for children, including winners of the Green Prize for Sustainable Literature, the Best Book Award from the Society of School Librarians International and the Canadian Authors Association Lilla Sterling Memorial Award. She co-authored the first book in this series, Righting Canada's Wrongs: Japanese Canadian Internment in the Second World War. She lives in Canning, Nova Scotia.

Twila Robar-DeCoste

TWILA ROBAR-DECOSTE is a graduate biologist whose illustrations can also be found in scientific journals and field guides.

Reviews

"These two new volumes, by an award-winning author of 16 science-related books for children, are designed to help kids explore and observe the many interesting forms of marine life found on the east and west coasts of North Ameirca. They offer a variety of ways to have fun while learning."
Canadian Content
"My family and I took this book along on a holiday in Atlantic Canada last summer and found that it was easy to read and full of interesting information."
Julie Macleod, age 13, Kingston Whig-Standard
"You can't go wrong ... with getting At the Seashore for anyone who ever goes near a beach... and schools and libraries should have more that one copy of what also manages to be a reference work in little more than 60 pages."
E.E. Cran, Telegraph-Journal

Awards

Canadian Children's Book Centre Our Choice Selection
1996
Hackmatack Children's Choice Book Award
2000

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