Imagine a perfect beach where you can swim, surf, splash through the waves, build sandcastles, beachcomb, explore rock pools, muck about in boats, fish from the jetty, and build a bonfire under the stars. Imagine a beach where adventure begins...
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Alison Lester is one of Australia's most loved picture book makers. Her books include: My Farm, Imagine, Yikes!, Alice and Aldo and the Baby Board Books.Alison Lester was Australia's Children's Laureate in 2012 and 2013.From Kirkus Reviews:
A favorite Australian illustrator pairs realistic and imaginative experiences at the beach: first, an expansive watercolor depicts children absorbed with playing in the surf or tidal pools, or constructing a vast sandcastle, or roasting marshmallows in a cove by moonlight; a turn of the page reveals a related make-believe scene enclosed in a soft-edged circle (e.g., the beachcombing spread is followed by a picture of the same kids finding a fabulous treasure chest). The carefully crafted verse descriptions are pleasant enough, but the lucid, beautifully observed illustrations here are outstanding: a splendid evocation of summers past and summers still to come. (Picture book. 4-8) -- Copyright ©1992, Kirkus Associates, LP. All rights reserved.
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Book Description Allen & Unwin Children's Books, 1992. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 44422652