Author: Edward Marshall

Illustrator: James Marshall

Publisher: Dial Books for Young Readers (pb. Dial Easy-to-Read)

Description: As LeVar strolls on the beach reading THREE BY THE SEA, he learns that stories can be created out of the sea, the sand, the air and your imagination.

Activity Suggestion: Divide the class into partners with white paper and crayons. Have one student describe in detail a summer day at the ocean or lake with another student drawing what is said. Compare picture to description and reverse the process.

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