Shiny Seaside

by Helen Stephens
Shiny Seaside
  • Lovely bright bold pictures of the seaside
  • Babies will love the shiny foil and glitter on every page
  • Babies will love pointing to all the different seaside objects on every page


Publisher: Campbell Books
Age group: Baby

'I tickle and pretend-pinch my daughter like a crab – always gets the best giggles!'

My daugher is 18 months old and still finds this book stimulating. I've been reading it to her since she 3 months old! It's especially fitting as we actually live by the seaside, so it's nice for her to learn about all the fun that can be had in our local area. I usually add some sound effects when we read it, and when we get to the part about 'the friendly crab' I tickle and pretend-pinch her like a crab and it always gets the best giggles.


About the author

Helen Stephens

Helen Stephens grew up in County Durham and currently lives in Darlington with her partner and little girl. She studied illustration at Glasgow School of Art and began working as a freelance illustrator in 1994. She worked as an editorial illustrator for a few years before writing her first book in 1998. She has written and illustrated many popular books for children which have been published worldwide in a variety...
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What families say

i love the sea side my nanny and popsey live by the sea

Rating: 5 star
17 March 2014

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