Every Sunday, Gus's grandfather takes him and his little sister to the beach to search for seashells. It's a tradition they shared with Gus's father before he passed away. As Gus discovers one exquisite shell after another, he marvels at their uniqueness and wonders what treasures his father is finding on the long beaches of heaven.
A gorgeously illustrated book for children, Treasures of the Tide is a lyrical exploration of natural wonder, beauty, and family -- and a reminder that the people we love never really leave us.
Lucy Mettler resides in Charleston, South Carolina, where the tides of the Atlantic Ocean deliver treasures daily. Lucy is a firm believer that every child should have the opportunity to discover the magic that exists in nature.
Nathaniel Eckstrom is an award-winning illustrator based in Sydney, Australia. His ability to visualize gentle realms of fun and adventure has made him one of Australia's leading children's illustrators. Nathaniel has illustrated over twenty-six titles, including Meg McKinlay's Duck! and Eddie Jaku's The Happiest Boy on Earth.
"This book shimmers with the magic of childhood and the power of love to pass between heaven and earth. It's a stunning debut." - Victoria Kelly, Author of Mrs. Houdini