What's On the Beach?

What's On the Beach?

A Great Lakes Treasure Hunt
Mary Blocksma
Distribution: Global
Publication date: 07/01/2012
Format: Paperback 75 color illus.
ISBN: 978-0-970-85752-1
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Can you tell a gull from a tern? A toad from a frog? A Petoskey stone from a honeycomb coral?
What's on the Beach? provides easy clues to more than a hunderd natural Great Lakes wonder on the US and Canadian shores. Learn to recognize loons and cormorants, stones and fossils, toads and turttles, butterflies and drangonflies. Start treasure hunting now on your favorite beach or in this beautifully illustrated book.

Author Bio

Mary Blocksma is the author of more than twenty-four books for children andadults. Of her children’s books, one has been offered bythe Junior Literary Guild, another featured by PBS’s Reading Rainbow and five are available in Spanish. Her first book for adults, Readingthe Numbersbecame a dual main selection of the Quality PaperbackBook Club and was acclaimed by Scientific American as one of the best science books of the year; Naming Nature was a Rodale Book Clubselection. During the last twenty years Mary Blocksma hasused her experience as painter, writer, explorer, librarian and amateur naturalist to produce unusually informative and entertaining written andwatercolorworks celebrating the Great Lakes. Herwork includes The Fourth Coast: Exploring the Great Lakes Coastlinefrom the St. Lawrence Seaway to the Boundary Waters of Minnesota;Lake Lover’s Year: A Writer Learns to Paint; What’s on the Beach? AGreat Lakes Treasure Hunt;What’s in the Woods? and her latest book,Dog Rescue A to Z: A Beginner's Memoir.

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