S is for Sea Glass: A Beach Alphabet

from Sleeping Bear Press


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  • Quality

  • Read-it-Again Score

  • Fun-and-Learning

  • S is for Sea Glass: A Beach Alphabet published by Sleeping Bear Press
  • Written by: Richard Michelson
  • Illustrated by: Doris Ettlinger
  • We recommend this book for kids ages 7 and up


Overall Editor's Rating

What It Is

In S is for Sea Glass: A Beach Alphabet, author Richard Michelson celebrates the beach and seaside life through poems. Twenty-six beach things are represented in the book, one for each letter of the alphabet, with accompanying illustrations by Doris Ettlinger. From making angels in the sand to catching some ZZZs on the beach, this poetic picture book offers just a few of the many sensory experiences a day at the beach can bring.

Is It Fun?

This book will remind beach lovers of all ages of the many reasons they're drawn to the shore. The watercolor illustrations help bring each poem and beach theme to life.

Who It’s For

S is for Sea Glass: A Beach Alphabet is recommended for ages 7-10, but it really has a broad appeal to beach lovers of all ages.

What To Be Aware Of

This book is also available as an ebook.