Books about the beach, fish and other such things

[ 0 ] July 9, 2008 |

We recently spent a week on Cape Cod, here’s s a list of some of our favorite books:


about sealife
Manfish, A Story of Jacques Cousteau by Jennifer Berne, Illustrated by Éric Puybaret (ages 5 and up). A biography about the boy who grows up to be one of the best-known oceanographers in the world.
Dory Story by Jerry Pallotta, Illustrated by David Biedrzycki (ages 4 to 7). Kids will learn about the underwater food chain and the art of storytelling.

Bats on the BeachCrab Moon

about the beach
StellaBats at the Beach by Brian Lies (ages 3 to 7). A playful story about what bats might do when they spend the night at the beach.
Crab Moon by Ruth Horowitz (ages 4-7). Introduces young naturalists to the mysterious high tide of the horseshoe crabs.
Stella, Star of the Sea by Marie-Louise Gay (ages 2 to 4). A humorous tale about Stella’s adventures at the beach with her younger brother.

These books are available at one of our two favorite shops in Chatham; Mermaids on Main and Where the Sidewalk Ends.


Category: books / stories

Anisa Raoof

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Anisa Raoof is the publisher of She combines being a mom with her experience as an artist, designer, psych researcher and former co-director of the Providence Craft Show to create the go-to spot for families in Rhode Island and beyond. She loves using social media to connect parents with family-related businesses and services and promoting ways for parents to engage offline with their kids. Anisa believes in the power of working together and loves to find ways to collaborate with others. An online enthusiast, still likes to unplug often by reading books and magazines, drawing, learning to knit, making pop-up books with her two sons and listening to records with her husband.

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