If Rocks Could Sing by Leslie McGuirk

Posted on May 16th, 2011 by Carolyn Hart in Learning the Alphabet

I consider myself fortunate to live not far from the Pacific Ocean. Every summer we camp on the shore of Howe Sound and, even while at home, I am close to fresh salt air and pounding surf.

It is almost impossible to walk along an oceanside beach without noticing something special. We’ve seen all sorts of shells, crabs, barnacles, mussels and the occasional tiny fish. When we venture further afield, we’ve been excited to spot starfish, sand dollars, jellyfish and more. I love beachcombing – especially with young children.

In If Rocks Could Sing: A Discovered Alphabet , Leslie McGuirk shows us treats that many of us could completely overlook when exploring a shoreline. Ms. McGuirk is an avid observer and, over many years, has amassed an exciting collection. She has gathered together all sorts of eye-catching and intriguing rocks. She has one for every letter of the alphabet as well as a bird, a couch potato, a dog, an elephant…



Young children will thoroughly enjoy exploring If Rocks Could Sing and are certain to want their own collection of intriguing rocks. Share this with children aged three and up and you’re sure to be setting off on your own quest for rocks that sing.
If Rocks Could Sing: A Discovered Alphabet at Amazon.com

If Rocks Could Sing: A Discovered Alphabet at Amazon.ca

Note – photo was taken (by me) at Porteau Cove campground on the Sea to Sky Highway in British Columbia.


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2 Comments on “If Rocks Could Sing by Leslie McGuirk”

  1. Leslie McGuirk

    Thanks so much for the nice words about my rock book!!!!
    I am so excited that this book has finally come out…or is about to!
    We still have another week to go!
    Many thanks,
    Leslie

    • Carolyn - Storytime Standouts

      Dear Leslie –
      Thank you very much for stopping by. I wish you every success with your exciting new book. I will be including it in all of my Learning and Growing Green workshops. I know young children will be very inspired by your discoveries.
      Best regards,
      Carolyn

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