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A Seaside Alphabet

by Donna Grassby, illustrated by Susan Tooke

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list price: $9.99
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published: Oct 2009
ISBN:9780887769382
publisher: Tundra
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Whether it’s a treasure hunt on Jewell Island, Maine, a sunny afternoon on the rocks at Peggy’s Cove, Nova Scotia, or a dip in the ocean on Prince Edward Island, life by the sea is fun. This gloriously illustrated picture book is a celebration of all things coastal: humpback whales, teeming wildlife, and most of all, people who make their homes by the ocean. Seaside life is shown in twenty-six magnificent illustrations. The alliterative text and the detailed notes at the back make the book as informative as it is beautiful. For those lucky enough to have visited the coast, as well as those who only dream of the sea, this book is a feast for the eyes and for the spirit.

About the Authors

Donna Grassby

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Susan Tooke is an award-winning artist and children's book illustrator whose work has been exhibited across North America. In 2003, she received the Halifax Mayor's Award for Illustration, and she is a three-time winner of the Lillian Sheppard Memorial Award for Excellence in Illustration, for Full Moon Rising, Up Home, and The City Speaks in Drums. She lives in Halifax. Visit Susan Tooke's art blog.

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Contributor Notes

Donna Grassby trained as a nurse in her native Nova Scotia. Although she now lives near Toronto, she returns to her beloved Atlantic Coast every year. A Seaside Alphabet is her first book.

New Jersey born Susan Tooke is a talented and versatile artist who creates painted murals, landscapes, and portraits, as well as digital imaging montages. Her works have been exhibited across North America and can be found in collections in California, Washington, British Columbia, Nova Scotia, and Alabama. This is her first picture book.

Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
Age:
6 to 9
Grade:
1 to 4

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