Author(s): Alison Lester (Illustrator)
A special hardcover edition of a beloved beach book, featuring a pull-out frieze to pin up 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, and splashing. Imagine a perfect beach where you can swim, surf, splash through the waves, make sandcastles, hunt for treasures, explore rock-pools, muck about in boats, fish from the jetty, and build a bonfire under the stars. Imagine a beach where adventure begins. 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.
"In Lester's world, it seems that both the real and the imagined have a magic all their own - the magic of life enjoyed to the fullest." - The Horn Book
Alison Lester is one of Australia's most popular authors. Her books are published in many languages and are loved by children around the world. Alison is involved in various community art projects and spends part of every year travelling to remote indigenous communities, using her books to help children and adults write and draw about their own lives. Her books included Imagine, My Farm, Yikes!, Horse Crazy!, Are we There Yet?, Running with Horses and Alison Lester's abc.