The Art of Shelling: A complete guide to finding shells and other beach collectibles at shelling locations from Florida to Maine

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The Art of Shelling is a shell hunting guidebook. It is interesting reading for everyone who loves seashells and the seashore environment. The book explains what shells are and details specifically where and how to find them. The information is presented in an enjoyable and easy-to-read format. After learning about each location, you will feel as though you had actually been there. This completely revised third edition of The Art of Shelling is our way of sharing what we have learned during more than twenty years of intensive seashore travel, beach exploration, and mollusk study. Use The Art of Shelling as a guide to the areas mentioned. Take this book with you on your excursions as a reference source. Utilize the information provided to find new places to explore.

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Chuck and Debbie Robinson have been interested in seashells and the seashore since childhood. They both grew up on the New Jersey shore and together they have been combing beaches since 1984. The Robinsons have searched for seashells on United States East Coast beaches from Florida to Maine. They have also been shelling in California, Canada, Bermuda, St. Martin, Hawaii, the United States Virgin Islands at St. Thomas and St. John, and in the Bahamas. The Robinsons began their writing careers with the first edition of The Art of Shelling: A complete guide to finding shells and other beach collectibles at shelling locations from Florida to Maine published in 1995. Their children's book Treasure For Our Sand Castle was published in 1997. They lecture extensively, presenting to schools, libraries, reading conferences, community organizations, and nature groups. Chuck and Debbie are members of the Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum, American Littoral Society, Sanibel-Captiva Shell Club, and New York Center For Independent Publishing.

Review:

A well organized, informative, and concise sourcebook for the recreational shell collector. --Jose H. Leal, Ph.D., Director, The Bailey-Matthews Shell Museum, Sanibel Island, Florida

We have used The Art of Shelling on beach walks for more then ten years... a superbly written and organized compendium of information about the seashore and seashells... highly recommended. --Timothy P. Dillingham, Executive Director, American Littoral Society

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