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The illustrations in this book are so vibrant they appear to be portals to the beach itself. A perfect read for beachgoers of all ages.— From Summer Picks 2017
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.
About the 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. 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). Wendell lives in Washington, Connecticut.