Shells on the Sand, Shells in the Sea A Young Persons First Guide to North Atlantic Seashells This soft cover book is a unique science picture book for five to ten year olds. There are seventy-seven professional color photographs, illustrating wonderful facts about the nine most commonly found North Atlantic seashells. Delightful photos of children interacting with shells bring the text to life. The fifty pages include an index and glossary substantiated by Yales Peabody Museum and Milford Marine Laboratory scientists, and present an appealing introduction to studying mollusks and collecting seashells. It is just the right size (8 x 8) to take to the beach!