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Friday, January 9, 2015
At the Beach by Anne & Harlow Rockwell (Children's Book Review)
Granted this may not be a
book you want to read with your child in the heart of winter, but, on
the other hand, it is also nice to remind the youngster that when the snow and ice melt
and the temperature goes back up there are some good times ahead.
Reissued by Aladdin, this
picture book first appeared in 1987. It chronicles a child’s day at
the beach and all the cool things she encounters. The illustrations
are simple but effective plus the text is simple enough to manage for
Frankly, there are perhaps
glitzier picture books about a day at the beach but this classic will
work well with younger children and there is something refreshing
about its simplicity.