By the Sea



The beach is a magical place – a place where children are free to play, build, and discover.

We here at Laughing Elephant have scoured our extensive library for vintage illustrations that depict children and the sea. In this book, we pair these images with a simple text that celebrates the beach from a child’s perspective.

By the Sea includes illustrations from artists such as Pelagie Doane, Henriette Willebeek Le Mair, Millicent Sowerby, Susan Beatrice Pearse, and Jessie Willcox Smith. These illustrations are nostalgic, charming, unique, and so full of life and color that you feel like you’re standing at the shore! By the Sea also includes easy-to-read text that makes it perfect for younger children to peruse.

This book, compiled specially by Laughing Elephant books, is perfect for young readers and nostalgic adults alike. Read together to prepare for vacations or keep it on the shelf to remind you of the beauty of the beach and childhood. It is the perfect bookish companion, reminiscent of sunny vacation days and childhood freedom!

ISBN: 9781595837028
Publisher: Laughing Elephant
Pub Date: 03/2013
Format: Paperback
Weight: 0.35lbs
Size: 11.90h x 7.20w x 0.20d

Additional information

Weight 0.35 lbs
Dimensions 11.90 × 7.20 × 0.20 in