The Wide, Wide Sea

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When a young child forges a special connection with a seal on a trip to the seaside, their imagination takes them on an unforgettable journey. Through their eyes, we have a chance to explore everything the amazing beach and wide, wide sea has to offer – until suddenly a violent storm blows in. The next morning the beach is covered in litter. Whose fault is it? And who can fix it? Lyrical, beautiful and inspirational, this is a story of imagination, of joy in nature, and of the nascent realisation of a young child that plastic pollution is our fault, but that together we can be the solution.

Description

A lyrical and inspirational picture book about protecting nature from plastic pollution.

When a young child forges a special connection with a seal on a trip to the seaside, their imagination takes them on an unforgettable journey. Through their eyes, we have a chance to explore everything the amazing beach and wide, wide sea has to offer . . . until suddenly a violent storm blows in. The next morning the beach is ugly . . . and covered in litter. Whose fault is it? And who can fix it? Together, the child, their grandmother, and the rest of the community clean the beach, and the child makes a promise to the seal that things will change for the better.

Written by author and wild-swimmer Anna Wilson and illustrated by Waterstones Children’s Book Prize winner Jenny L�vlie, this is the perfect story to share with children from 3+ who love the seaside.

Published in collaboration with the National Trust, who protect over 700 miles of wild coastline in the UK.

Every Nosy Crow paperback picture book comes with a free ‘Stories Aloud’ audio recording – just scan the QR code and listen along!

Additional information

Weight 0.195 kg
Dimensions 25 × 27 × 0.5 cm
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Publisher

Imprint

Cover

Paperback

Pages

32

Language

English

Edition

1st paperback ed

Dewey

823.92 (edition:23)

Readership

Children – juvenile / Code: J