A Celebration of the Place We Like to Be
A compendium of facts, fables history and mystery about Britain's seaside
Can you remember why the sea is salty?
How does the moon affect the tide?
Who was Britain’s most notorious gang of smugglers?
And what was the mystery of St Michael’s Mount?
There are almost as many stories about the sea as there are pebbles on the beach. Beside the Seaside is a book for anyone who has been captivated by the crash of waves on sand, thrilled to the exploits of pirates or delighted in an ice cream at the end of the pier.
Answering such questions as what to look for in rock pools, where best to spot a puffin, or find a fossil, and how sand is made, Beside the Seaside and is bursting with facts, fables, history and mystery about Britain’s seaside and coast.
“Nautical but nice”