Preschoolers and early readers will enjoy the rhyming story and colorful pictures in this introduction to Chadwick the Chesapeake Bay blue crab and his many friends: Bernie the Sea Gull, Toulouse the Canada Goose, Matilda Egret, Hector Spector the Jellyfish, Orville Oyster, and others. As the story says: Though Chadwick and his many friends/Are different as can be,/They live together happily/In a bay, beside the sea. Picture book?ges 0-6.
Priscilla Cummings has written many favorite books for children that teach a good lesson. Her poetic style and gentle voice relate facts and personalities with a warmth children enjoy night after night. She lives with her family in Annapolis, Maryland.