A fascinating introduction to the different habitats and creatures to be found along the coastline. With more than 240 color photographs, this is the ideal guide to take on seashore rambles. Divided into different coastline habitats for ease of use, "Collins Gem Seashore" is the ideal guide for families and children. Featured habitats include cliffs, rocky shores, sand dunes, saltmarsh, shingle, and the strandline. The book includes full details of the many species to be found within each habitat. Introductions to seaweeds, worms, molluscs, arthopods, fish, birds, and mammals, and many other shore-line inhabitants are presented in a clear, accessible manner. This portable, informative book is perfect for any excursion to the shore.