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The Shell-spotter’s Guide

The Shell Spotter’s Guide by Helen Scales

Author: Helen Scales


Page Count:112

Date Published:28 Mar 2024



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.

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