Magic Beach by Alison Lester
Visit 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. Visit Magic Beach, where adventure begins. Magic Beach exudes salt, sand, seaweed, and shells, as it bounces back and forth between the real and imagined adventures of a buoyant cast of young characters.
A long-standing favourite
Magic Beach – A long-standing favourite filled with fun rhymes and make-believe stories. This wonderfully illustrated children’s tale offers an imaginative view of a beach that includes swimming, surfing, fishing and splashing. From sand castles and rock pools to boats and fish, the realistic scenes evoke images of a summer day along the waterfront where anything can happen.
A Story for Young and Old
This is a great story that takes young and older children on a fantastic journey, exploring the real and using their imaginations. Every second opening allows the reader to become part of the fantasy land inhabited by the children in the story. The illustrations are beautifully done and the rhythm of the rhyming text engages younger children as well as older
Beautifully illustrated with a simple but textured story.
About the Author
Alison Lester writes and illustrates her own stories, and her picture books are loved by families around the world. She has a beautiful, insightful view of life through a child’s eyes, and never fails to captivate readers young and old.