Seashells Crabs and Sea Stars

Author: Christiane Kump Tibbitts
Publisher: Northword Press
ISBN: 1559716754
Release Date: 1999-01-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Explores the world of seashells, crabs, sea stars, sand dollars, and other things to be discovered at the seashore.

Seashells by the Seashore

Author: Marianne Berkes
Publisher: Dawn Publications
ISBN: 9781584694632
Release Date: 2012-06-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Both classroom teachers and vacationing parents will find this little book to be a charmer. Counting from one to twelve, Sue picks up shells--periwinkle, kittens paw, scallop--and carefully adds them to her bucket as a gift for Grandma. She and her friend identify the shells, and when they discover one that still has the mollusk living inside they put it back in the water--learning that shells are actually the abandoned homes of sea animals--but sometimes the animal is still home! The paperback edition contains a tear-out shell identification card to enhance the hands-on lesson in simple wonders from nature.

Next Time You See a Seashell

Author: Emily Rachel Morgan
Publisher: NSTA Press
ISBN: 9781936959730
Release Date: 2013
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

This book tells the amazing story behind seashells: how they are made by mollusks, used for protection and camouflage, and full of clues about all theyOCOve been through. Inspired by Next Time You See a Seashell, young readers will find these intricate objects even more fascinating when they discover their origins in slimy, snaily creatures. Awaken a sense of wonder in a child with these books and inspire elementary-age children to experience the enchantment of everyday phenomena such as seashells and sunsets."

Seashell Patterns Coloring Book

Author: Jessica Mazurkiewicz
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486475592
Release Date: 2011-03-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

This unusual coloring book features many common and exotic seashells. They're interwoven with images of gulls, starfish, seahorses, crabs, and other marine creatures in 30 full-page illustrations of fanciful patterns.

What Lives in a Shell

Author: Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 9780062446992
Release Date: 2015-10-06
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

What makes a shell like a house? A house is a home for you, a nest is a home for a bird, and a cave is a home for a bear. But for some animals a shell is a home. Snails and turtles and crabs and clams all have shells that act as their homes and protect them from harm. In this book you'll learn all about these and other crustaceous creatures, for whom a shell is just the right sort of home.


Author: Ann O. Squire
Publisher: Childrens Press
ISBN: 0516269860
Release Date: 2002
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

An introduction to sea shells, discussing the different types of shells, where they are found, and how they are made.

Peterson First Guide to Shells of North America

Author: Jackie Leatherbury Douglass
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
ISBN: 0395911826
Release Date: 1998-05
Genre: Nature

Describes and illustrates shells found in North America, including gastropods, chitons, and bivalves

Fun with Nature

Author: Mel Boring
Publisher: Northword Press
ISBN: 1559717025
Release Date: 1998-12-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Provides detailed descriptions and illustrations of more than 150 different animals and plants.


Author: Joanne Roach-Evans
Publisher: Islandport PressInc
ISBN: 1934031798
Release Date: 2013-03-15
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Let the treasure hunt begin! As any visitor to the beach knows, all sorts of treasures ca be found if you look. This beautifully illustrated pocket guide helps young beachcombers find and identify shells of animals commonly found in the Northeast from Maine’s rocky coast to the sandy shores of Cape Cod and Long Island.


Author: DK
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781465466129
Release Date: 2017-04-04
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Packed with facts and activities, this is the perfect first book for young explorers who are curious about nature and want to learn more about the seashore. What shapes the shore? What causes tides? Seashore has these answers and more, and is a perfect introduction to the world of shells, fish, and birds for kids who are curious about nature. Packed with amazing facts about fun topics like shell shapes and rock pools, this eBook lets kids have fun and be innovative as they learn through simple activities like making and testing a paper boat, and recording and drawing the sea creatures they find on the shore. With its natural look and feel and its practical approach to learning, Seashore is sure to make waves in the lives of little explorers.

Seashore Food Chains

Author: John Crossingham
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company
ISBN: 0778719499
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Profiles coastal creatures such as the sea star, gull, and hermit crab, and demonstrates the role played by each in the web of life.

Birds Nests and Eggs

Author: Mel Boring
Publisher: Gareth Stevens Pub
ISBN: 0836820398
Release Date: 1998-01-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

A guide to identifying fifteen different birds, providing information about the physical characteristics and habits of each, as well as about the nests they build and the eggs they lay.

Seashore Life

Author: Lester Ingle
Publisher: Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 9781466864856
Release Date: 2014-02-25
Genre: Nature

This eBook is best viewed on a color device. This compact guide will help you understand--and enjoy--the unique zone where land and ocean meet. It is a guide to: Seashells Sea Plants Shore Birds Jellyfish, Starfish, Sand Crabs With over 475 marine subjects illustrated in full color, Seashore Life not only aids in identification but also gives an overall picture of life at the shore. Using clear text and detailed illustrations, Golden Guides from St. Martin's Press present accurate information in a handy format for the beginner to the expert. These guides focus on what your students are really going to see. They are easy to use: detailed, full-color illustrations, text, and maps are all in one place. They are easy to understand: accurate, accessible information is simplified without being misrepresented. They are authoritative, containing up-to-date information written experts and checked by specialists. And they are portable: handy and lightweight, designed to fit in a pocket and be carried anywhere.

Encyclopedia of Seashells

Author: Gary Rosenberg
ISBN: 1422315126
Release Date: 2008-09-01

This easy-to-use volume of 250 carefully selected species is the perfect resource for everyone, from the beginning shell collector to the serious student. Begins with an intro. that not only explains what mollusks are, but details their biological characteristics and evolution. Some of the mollusks are included because they are the most representative members of their respective families, while others are featured because they possess distinguishing characteristics, such as beauty, rarity, or size. Every entry contains a wealth of engaging and helpful info. Lists each species¿ Latin and common names, size, distribution, and other pertinent facts. Discusses the pervasive role of the seashell in religion, folklore, and mythology worldwide. Full-color illustrations.

Seashells in My Pocket

Author: Judith Hansen
Publisher: Appalachian Mountain Club
ISBN: 1878239155
Release Date: 1992
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

A guide to the plants and animals that may be found along the Atlantic shore from Maine to North Carolina.