The Seashore Book

The Seashore Book

  • 1699

By: Charlotte Zolotow / Illustrated by: Wendell Minor

A summer classic by two masters, reissued and redesigned for contemporary audiences.

Wendell Minor's elegant artwork and Charlotte Zolotow's simple, evocative prose brings a day at the beach vividly to life as a boy and his mother imagine what it would be like to spend a day at the seashore.

2017 is the 25th anniversary of this cherished book.

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Author & Illustrator Bios:

Charlotte Zolotow, author

Charlotte Zolotow was a distinguished author and editor of children's books, having presided over her own imprint at HarperCollins in addition to writing more than seventy books. Her picture books Mr. Rabbit and the Lovely Present and William's Doll have become modern classics.

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Wendell Minor, illustrator

Wendell Minor has designed more than two thousand book covers and written and/or illustrated more than fifty children's books, including many in collaboration with Jean Craighead George. Recent titles include Trapped! A Whale's Rescue, Daylight Starlight Wildlife (Penguin), and Edward Hopper Paints His World (Holt).

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Awards & Honors:

A Publishers Weekly Best Summer Book Selection 2017

Editorial Reviews:

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ISBN: 978-1-58089-787-7

ISBN: 978-1-63289-599-8 EPUB
ISBN: 978-1-63289-600-1 PDF
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Ages: 3-5
Page count: 32
81/2 x 11

Correlated to Common Core State Standards:
English Language Arts-Literacy. Reading Literature. Grade K. Standards 1-7, 10
English Language Arts-Literacy. Reading Literature. Grade 1. Standards 1, 3-7, 10

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