Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels
- Age: 8 to 15
- Grade: 3 to 10
- Reading age: 8 to 15
This full-colour book is the perfect companion for anyone who enjoys the Atlantic seashore. From seashells and bugs to birds, plants and seaweed it provides key information on a wide variety of animals, plants and insects.
Author and artist Jeff Domm's full-colour illustrations are accompanied by concise information about size, colour, feeding habits and other significant features that help readers quickly identify any of the species. In addition to birds, insects, shells and seaweed, the list of species includes crabs, jellyfish, turtles, sponges and much more The book covers a variety of seashore habitats including rocky shores, marshes and sandy beaches.
As in Jeff Domm's successful Formac Pocketguide to Whalewatching, the layout helps readers make a quick and easy identification of any species. This book will appeal to nature lovers of all ages who enjoy exploring the coastline in Canada's eastern provinces.
About the author
JEFFREY C. DOMM has had a lifelong interest in nature and wildlife. Over the past two decades he has illustrated more than 20 wildlife books, including the bestselling Formac Pocketguide to Nova Scotia Birds series. He has also created the Lorimer Pocketguide series.
In 2006 Jeffrey Domm was awarded the Mayor`s Prize for Book Illustration by the Mayor of Halifax for his body of work as a book illustrator.
Jeff lives and works close to the shores of Halifax Harbour, in the village of Cow Bay, Nova Scotia.
- Winner, Mayor's Award for Book Illustration
Other titles by Jeffrey C. Domm
East Coast Trees and Shrubs
A visual guide to 50+ species in Atlantic Canada
East Coast Backyard Nature Guide
A visual guide to the most common birds, butterflies, insects, mammals, amphibians, wildflowers, trees and mushrooms
East Coast Nature
A visual guide to the mammals, birds, reptiles, amphibians, insects, wildflowers, mushrooms and trees of the Maritime Provinces
East Coast Fossils
A visual guide to fossils, rocks and minerals in the Maritime Provinces
East Coast Whales, Sharks and Dolphins
A visual guide to the sealife of the Maritime Provinces
East Coast Seabirds
A visual guide to the Sea and Shore Birds of the Maritime Provinces
Formac Field Guide to Nova Scotia Birds
Formac Pocketguide to Fossils
Fossils, Rocks & Minerals in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island
Formac Pocketguide to Nature
Animals, plants and birds in New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island