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My First Book of Southern African Seashore Life

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January 1980
About the book: 

My first book of Southern African Seashore life is the latest title in this successful children's series. 

The title covers 58 sea creatures and plants that are likely to be seen at the shore. An illustrated introduction gives context to the subject, and then each of the featured specimens gets a vivid, full-colour illustration; simple, informative text; translation into three other languages – Afrikaans, Xhosa and Zulu; visual clues about the creatures' diet, size, distribution round our coast, locomotion and exactly where they live relative to the water line. 

This beautiful and inspiring introduction to southern Africa’s shores will appeal to children – and parents – of all ages.

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About the Author
Roberta Griffiths has a PhD in marine biology and has authored scientific papers, two books, and numerous popular articles for children.

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