Discover the natural world of southern California's coastline from Santa Barbara to the Mexican border. This spectacular pocket-sized guide to shoreline sealife is filled with color illustrations, engaging descriptions and quick identification features so you can identify that nifty creature before it crawls, slides or swims away.
About the author
TAMARA HARTSON, who also writes under the name TAMARA EDER, grew up with a fascination for nature and the diversity of life. Encouraged by her parents, Tamara was equipped from the age of six with a canoe, a dip net and a note pad. She has a degree in environmental conservation sciences and has photographed and written about the biodiversity in Bermuda, the Galapagos Islands, the Amazon Basin, China, Tibet, Vietnam, Thailand and Malaysia. When she is not traveling, Tamara enjoys writing and studying biodiversity. To date, she has authored or co-authored more than two dozen nature books.