Senses at the Seashore
From the Series Shelley Rotner's Early Childhood Library
See the blue water. Hear the waves crash. Smell the suntan lotion. Touch a soft feather. Taste the salty seawater. The seashore stimulates all of our five senses in exciting ways. This book is a wonderful discussion and activity starter for children visiting the seashore, while at the same time it is ideal for classroom use in studying the five senses.
|Interest Level||Preschool - Grade 2|
|Reading Level||Grade 1|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Millbrook Press ™|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Dimensions||10 x 8.25|
|Guided Reading Level||I|
“Say what you will about the seashore, it is a stimulating place, a sensual extravaganza. . . Rotner is a partisan fo the seashore and her gorgeous color photographs are transportingly sharp. . . The format is simple and direct: a bright picture, an uncomplicated caption. . . it agreeably gets the job done for a young audience. To every sense, there is a provocation at Rotner’s seashore.” —Kirkus Reviews
“Enter the seashore world as you enjoy Senses at the Seashore. . . will encourage and support the beginning reader with authentic experiences to which they can relate. . . predictable sentence patterns and highlighted sensory words make this an excellent book for emergent readers.” —NSTA
School Library Journal
“Rotner has created a wonderful book with minimal text. . . and glorious, full-bleed color photographs that evoke the sights, the smells, the sounds, and the look of things at the beach. . . The message regarding how we use our senses comes across effortlessly.” —School Library Journal
Author, Photographer: Shelley Rotner
Shelley Rotner is a noted freelance photojournalist, whose work has appeared in Time magazine, National Geographic's World Magazine, Conde Nast Traveler, Outside Magazine, Food and Wine, and numerous others. She is also the author and photo-illustrator of over 30 award-winning children's books. Her most recent books include Many Ways, Every Season, and Feeling Thankful. Shelley has also traveled extensively for UNICEF documenting programs about children, women, and education. Currently, Ms. Rotner is working on a collection of large, hand-painted photographs that capture beautiful and sacred places she has discovered in her travels. Shelley Rotner received her undergraduate degree in photography and psychology from Syracuse University and a dual Master's degree in elementary education and museum education from Bank Street College.