Adventure Publications Seashells & Beachcombing for Kids
Adventure Publications Seashells & Beachcombing for Kids

Seashells & Beachcombing for Kids

By Stephanie Panlasigui


Publication Date: April 11, 2023

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Ages 6 to 12, Grades 1 to 7

Learn about beaches and coastal life with this children’s introduction to animals, plants, and seashells.

Ocean beaches capture our attention like few places on Earth—and for good reason. Two vastly different ecosystems merge here, attracting a wide variety of life forms. Become a young oceanographer. Learn all about beaches and the plants and animals found there. East Coast expert Erika Zambello and West Coast naturalist Stephanie Panlasigui present a kids’ introduction to beach life. The children’s book, ideal for early and middle-grade readers, conveys fascinating information for beginners.

Start by learning about beaches and their various habitats, as well as tips on beach safety, collecting etiquette, and Leave No Trace principles. That’s followed by an introduction to the Atlantic and Pacific coasts and an identification guide to common and noteworthy types of shells, plants, and animals—including birds, dolphins, manatees, and more. Seashells & Beachcombing for Kids is rounded out by family-friendly beach activities and Citizen Science Projects.

Inside You’ll Find:

Beginner information with beachcombing tips
The basics of oceanography
Identification guide to coastal animals, plants, and seashells
Beach-related activities that the entire family can enjoy

About the Author

From her home base in North Florida, Erika Zambello has explored hundreds of ecological research sites, estuarine research reserves, national parks, state parks, and national wildlife refuges across the Southeast and around the country. She was a National Geographic Young Explorer and serves on the board of the National Parks Traveler. She holds a Master’s Degree in Environmental Management from the Duke Nicholas School of the Environment (where she specialized in Ecosystem Science and Conservation) and a Master’s Degree in Strategic Communication from the University of West Florida. As a writer, her work has been featured in National Geographic Adventure, BirdWatching Daily, Backpacker, Florida Sportsman, and more.In her home state of California, Stephanie Panlasigui began her career as a naturalist, guiding children to explore redwood forests, buckeye groves, tidepools, and sandy beaches. She now works on understanding how habitat restoration can support thriving human and wildlife populations. She holds a Master’s Degree in Environmental Management from Duke University and a Bachelor’s Degree in Environmental Sciences from the University of California Berkeley.

Format: Trade Paperback

Length: 136 pages

Publisher: Adventure Publications

Publication Date: April 11, 2023

ISBN: 9781647553234

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