Did you know that jellyfish have no brain, heart or blood? Or that there's an animal called a sea potato? Come rain or shine there is always something interesting to spot at the seaside. Grab this handy nature guide and head to the beach to explore the wonders of the seashore.
RSPB Nature Guide: Seashore is jam-packed with facts – you'll learn that seaweed is used to make ice cream, and that grey seals can eat 10 kg of fish a day (that's about the weight of two bowling balls). From bright-beaked puffins and sunbathing seals to slippery seaweed and limpets clinging to rocks, there are over 200 different animals, plants and other wildlife to discover in this spotter's guide.
Discover how to be a wildlife detective, what animals you might find when you go rock pooling and tips on how to look after our coastline. Includes easy to look up fact boxes, a checklist to tick off everything you spot and activities such as making sand art. What will you spot?
Catherine Brereton has written and edited more than 150 books for children on a wide range of topics from art and archaeology to robots and space.
Kate McLelland grew up in the North East of England before moving to London to gain a BA Hons in Theatre Design. After completing her degree she moved to Edinburgh, where she gained an MFA in Illustration with Distinction at Edinburgh College of Art. Kate has been highly commended in the MacMillan Prize, nominated for a D&AD Illustration award and a Penguin Design Award. She now lives with her family in Edinburgh, where she works on books, printmaking and making pictures!