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This cozy companion title to the author’s beloved It’s a Firefly Night is an ideal fit for home, preschool, and kindergarten bookshelves. Captivating narrative nonfiction, featuring nature and counting, is capped off with a spread about shells. Sunny-summer-sky rhymes chronicle a mother and son sharing a day of sand digging, seashell collecting, and seashore exploring. Kids will count along with the boy as he finds his shells collection, and puts them away—in a special display!
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beach1My name is Dianne Ochiltree (Ahh-kell-tree)
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