Synopses & Reviews
This charmingly illustrated booklet explores Floridas 1,100-mile-long coastline and introduces children to the plants and animals that live along the shore. It was originally published as part of The Florida Water Story in 1998. This is one of a four part series that includes the Oceans, the Coral Reefs and the Wetlands of Florida.
This educational booklet explores Floridas 1,100-mile-long coastline and introduces children to the plants and animals that live along the shore.
The edge between land and sea provides many different habitats for special plants and animals to live. Many of them are unable to live anywhere else. Come explore the beaches, mangrove forests, estuaries, salt marshes, and lagoons of Floridas 1,100-mile-long coastline, the longest of any state except Alaska.
About the Author
A native Floridian, Peggy Lantz is former editor of the Florida Native Plant Societys magazine, The Palmetto, and the Florida Audubon Societys magazine, The Florida Naturalist. She co-authored The Young Naturalists Guide to Florida with Wendy Hale. Ms. Lantz lives in Woodsmere in west Orange County, Florida, the community settled by her grandfather in 1914. Wendy Hale worked as a park ranger for Canaveral National Seashore before joining the Florida Audubon Society as an environmental educator. She moved from Florida to Wales several years ago.