Look What I Found at the Beach

by Moira Butterfield (Author) Jesus Verona (Illustrator)

Reading Level: 2nd − 3rd Grade
Open your senses to a world of wonder by taking a walk along the beach! Set off on an adventure and find natural treasures, from spiraled seashells to discarded mermaid's purses. Then learn more about the marine plants and creatures in this fact-filled guide to the outdoors.


This fun- and science-filled work unobtrusively offers three elements that can draw young readers in and keep them going. . . Verona's bright, primary-colored, digital images portray lively beach exploration . . . This will be fun for grown-ups to read with children, as they can do the seek-and-find together.

Review quotes

With lovely cartoon tableaux of shells, rocks, crabs, birds, fossils and other seaside sights, this fact-packed book works as a search-and-find story, a field guide, and a narrative of a day of beach exploration.
—The Virginian Pilot
Moira Butterfield

Moira Butterfield is an internationally-published children's book author. Her work includes picture books, board books, fiction, and highly-commended non-fiction books that seek to spark a child's imagination about our world. She studied literature and has lived in and traveled to many places across the world. She currently lives in Bath, UK, with her family, where she loves to cycle, sew, and sing.

Vivian Mineker is a Taiwanese American from Taipei and Portland, currently working out of Ljubljana, Slovenia. Her interest in art began at a young age, using drawing to express herself and her inner imaginary world. She uses watercolor, colored pencil, and digital processes to create a blend of traditional texture with a modern look and feel.

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Candlewick Press (MA)
Publication date
June 20, 2022
BISAC categories
JNF051150 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Science & Nature | Zoology
JNF003150 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Animals | Marine Life
JNF037070 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Science & Nature | Earth Sciences - Water (Oceans, Lakes, Etc.)
Library of Congress categories

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