Prolific, award-winning nonfiction author Melissa Stewart reveals the surprising ways seashells provide more than shelter to the mollusks that inhabit them.
Young naturalists discover thirteen seashells in this elegant introduction to the remarkable versatility of shells. Dual-layered text highlights how shells provide more than a protective home in this expository nonfiction exploration.
The informative secondary text underscores characteristics specific to each shell. Elegant watercolor illustrations create a scrapbook feel, depicting children from around the world observing and sketching seashells across shores.---from the publisher
32 pages 978-1580898102 Ages 5-9
Keywords: seashells, nature, science, narrative nonfiction, 5 year old, 6 year old, 7 year old, 8 year old, 9 year old, Earth sciences, marine life, sea creatures, Science Curriculum