National Trust - The Shell Spotter’s Guide

Hardback

  • Supported by the National Trust, who look after over 780 miles of Britain’s coastline.
  • Turns any beach into a treasure hunt. A simple, nostalgic pleasure and a connection with the wonders of nature.
  • Beautifully illustrated and packed with surprising and delightful facts.

Looking for seashells and learning their names is the perfect way to explore Britain’s coastline at leisure. It’s a nostalgic simple pleasure, and a way to discover some of nature’s most exquisite wonders. From the common cockle to the blue-rayed limpet, The Shell Spotter’s Guide covers the beautiful and surprising range of mussels, oysters, periwinkles, scallops, cowries and whelks found on our beaches.

This beautifully illustrated book written by marine biologist Helen Scales is the perfect companion for all aspiring shell spotters.

RRP: £9.99

ISBN

978-0-00-864131-3

Publication Date

28-03-2024

Format

Hardback

Pages

112 pages

Dimensions

129x162mm

Product Description

  • Supported by the National Trust, who look after over 780 miles of Britain’s coastline.
  • Turns any beach into a treasure hunt. A simple, nostalgic pleasure and a connection with the wonders of nature.
  • Beautifully illustrated and packed with surprising and delightful facts.

Looking for seashells and learning their names is the perfect way to explore Britain’s coastline at leisure. It’s a nostalgic simple pleasure, and a way to discover some of nature’s most exquisite wonders. From the common cockle to the blue-rayed limpet, The Shell Spotter’s Guide covers the beautiful and surprising range of mussels, oysters, periwinkles, scallops, cowries and whelks found on our beaches.

This beautifully illustrated book written by marine biologist Helen Scales is the perfect companion for all aspiring shell spotters.

Author

Helen Scales

Dr Helen Scales is a marine biologist, writer and broadcaster. She is author of many books about the ocean including the Guardian bestseller Spirals in Time, New York Times top summer read The Brilliant Abyss and the children's books What a Shell Can Tell and Scientists in the Wild.