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Ships’ Figureheads
Hansen & Hansen. Ships’ Fig-
ureheads details the different types of figureheads
as well as the sculptors who made them. Chapters
include descriptions of figurehead lions, dragonheads,
figureheads of the 19th century, court sculptors and
their work on royal pleasure craft and independent
figure carvers.
Ocean Liner Collectibles
Myra Yellin Outwater.
The ambiance of the ocean liner era is recreated
through 585 color photos of objects used on
board with identification and text. Includes unique
furniture, china, silverware, glassware, vases,
ashtrays, playing cards, menus, and stationery
shown here to commemorate their ships, from
the Art Deco Normandie and the stainless steel
S.S. United States, to the old-world luxury of
the “Queens."
Nautical Antiques
W.D. Ball. Hundreds of
antique nautical treasures related to the lives
of seamen include a variety of scrimshaw items,
sailor-made ship models, nautical instruments,
whaling implements, furnishings, ship’s figure-
heads, sternboards, billet heads, ship’s journals,
paintings, and much more. 387 photos present
a trove of interesting artifacts to delight any
seafaring enthusiast.
Size: 8.5"x11" • 387 illustrations • 240pp.ISBN:
Sailors’ Valentines: Their Journey Through
Madiera, Miller, Page, & Schutt. This stun-
ningly beautiful book showcases sailors’ valentines
assembled by shell artists. These octagonal-framed
plaques were said to have been made by Victorian
sailors as love tokens for their sweethearts at
home. Learn their history, lore, and reality, and
be introduced to exquisite designs, both antique
and contemporary.
Size:8.5"x11"•200color/bwphotos ï192pp.
Scrimshaw: The Whaler’s Legacy
Lawrence. Scrimshaw, or whale tooth carving, is
historical, beautiful and complex. Over 400 color
photos of American scrimshaw folk art pieces
and a fascinating text relates the hard, daily life
of the nineteenth century sailor/scrimshander
aboard whaling ships. The materials, patriotic
and romantic themes, and tools used are covered.
Also, modern scrimshaw artists are presented.
Clams, Oysters, and Scallops: An
Illustrated History
James D. Ristine.
Over 350 color postcards and trade
cards illustrate clams, oysters, and
scallops. Some cards date back over
100 years.
Olly Explores 7 Wonders of the Chesa-
peake Bay
Elaine Ann Allen, Illustrated by
Kelli Nash. Olly’s adventures throughout the
Chesapeake Bay help to bring the importance
of the Bay and its ecosystem to life for all ages.
The colorful pages feature fun-to-know facts
about the landmarks that parents and kids will
see in their travels. For ages 5–8.
Size:8.5"x11"•17color illustrations•32pp.
Olly’s Treasure
Elaine Ann Allen. Illustrated
by Kelli Nash. Olly loves cleaning the water in
the Chesapeake Bay where he lives with all his
friends. But when Olly spies a sunken ship just
beyond the oyster reef, he decides to explore
the wreck to see if there is treasure on board.
What is treasure without a friend to share it?
Journey under the Chesapeake Bay with Olly and
find out why Olly’s oyster reef is all the treasure
he needs. Early Readers: Ages 5-8.
Size:81/2"x11"•16color illustrations•40pp.
Olly the Oyster Cleans the Bay
Elaine Ann Allen.
Illustrated by Kelli Nash. An oyster wanted to settle
down with a minnow fish friend to help clean their
habitat, theChesapeakeBay.Learnhow theysucceeded.
Early Readers: Ages 5-8.
Size:7"x10"•15color illustrations•30pp.
Chesapeake Play Day
David and Zora
Aiken, Illustrated by David Aiken. Two
puppies leave the family farm for a day of
play in Chesapeake country. Depite many
promising opportunities, the fun they seek
eludes them.Finally, the tired pups return
to the farm and are surprised to find a yard
full of fun. There really is no place like home.
For ages 5–8.
Size:11"x8.5"•33color illustrations•32pp.
Sam: The Tale of a Chesapeake Bay Rockfish
Kristina Henry. Illustrated by Jeff Dombek. A carefree
rockfish (striped bass) loves to eat the trash people
toss from a bayside restaurant. After it has grown fat,
the fish gets stuck. Then a fisherman catches him. The
fish begins to worry. Picture Book: Ages 0-6.
Size:7"x10"•17color illustrations•30pp.
How the Oysters Saved the Bay
Dombek. Oysters Chester and Meredith
have a big problem. They realize that
pollution in thewaterof theChesapeake
Bay is making the underwater grasses
sick. The peaceful habitat of so many
is at stake! Can they possibly clear up
this murky problem with the help of
all their saltwater friends? Ages 5-8.
Size: 11" x 8 1/2" • 35 mixed media illus.
Chickadee & The Whale: A Baby
Chickadee’s Adventure
E. Clark. A baby Humpback Whale
befriends a small songbird when he
wanders away from the safety of the
forest and finds himself in danger over
the open ocean. This story introduces
a variety of wildlife, told in a way that
will delight and educate. Ages 5-8.
Size: 11" x 8 1/2" • 40 full color illustra-
tions • 40pp. • ISBN: 978-0-7643-2950-0 • hard cover • $16.95
Lobsters on the Loose
Jennifer Ginn.
Illustrated by Eric T. Krackow. A routine
trip to the grocery store becomes an
amazing adventure as a brave young
boy helps the lobsters in the seafood
department make a great escape. But
can they get back to the sea? Follow
the lobsters on a fun-filled journey that
culminates with a celebration in the sea.
Early Readers: Ages 5-8.
Size:11"x81/2"•50color illustrations•48pp.
Finding Birds in the Chesapeake Marsh:
A Child’s First Look
. Zora Aiken. Illustrated
by David Aiken. Focusing on the marshland
of the Chesapeake and its tributaries, a book
about commonly found birds and the beauty
of the marsh itself. Can spark a lifelong appre-
ciation for birds and their surroundings. Early
Readers: Ages 5-8.
Size:9"x9"•15color illustrations•30pp.
Chesapeake Bay Walk
David Owen Bell.
Illustrated by Jennifer Heyd Wharton. Intro-
duction to plants and animals in and around
the Chesapeake Bay’s shoreline habitats:
beach, mudflat, pier, marsh, and shallows.
See soft-bellied bullies & crabs older than
dinosaurs. Features the food chain in a way easy
for this age group to understand and a tour of
the changing seasons. Early Readers: Ages 5-8.
Size:9"x9"•24color illustrations•30pp.
Beddy Bye in the Bay
Priscilla Cummings.
Illustrations by Marcy Dunn Ramsey. The crea-
tures of the Chesapeake Bay come to life in
this delightful, informative story about how
and where they sleep. Herons, crabs, clams,
turtles, and fish each find a different place
to rest in the water and along the shore, and
even oysters sleep in their own “beds." Once
heard, this charming poem will be asked for
every night. Beddy bye! Picture Book: Ages 0-6.
Size:81/8"x91/8"•32color illustrations•32pp.
Meet Chadwick and His Chesapeake Bay
Priscilla Cummings. Illustrated by A.
R. Cohen. Preschoolers and early readers will
enjoy the rhyming story and colorful pictures in
this introduction to Chadwick the Chesapeake
Bay blue crab and his many friends: Bernie the
Sea Gull, Toulouse the Canada Goose, Matilda
Egret, Hector Spector the Jellyfish, Orville Oyster,
and others. As the story says: Though Chadwick
and his many friends/Are different as can be,/
They live together happily/In a bay, beside the sea. Picture book–ages 0-6.
Size:9"x9"•15color illustrations•30pp.
Chadwick the Crab
Priscilla Cummings. Illustrated by
A.R. Cohen. A blue crab and its wide circle of aquatic
friends yearn for adventure and the crab wants to be a
star at the aquarium. This is the story of how one little
crab realizes a very big dream. Early Readers: Ages 5-8.
Size:7"x10"•16color illustrations•30pp.
Chadwick’s Wedding
Priscilla Cummings. Illustrated
by A. R. Cohen. Wedding shells are ringing! Chadwick
the Crab is getting married, and everyone is preparing
for thebigevent!Esmerelda ischoosingherbridesmaids.
Baron von Heron is writing the ceremony (in rhyme, of
course). But Chadwick has second thoughts and his
bride disappears. The wedding is off and the search
is on. Only then does he realize how much he loves
his bride. Early Readers: Ages 5-8.
Size:7"x10"•16color illustrations•30pp.
Chadwick Forever
Priscilla Cummings. Illus-
trated by A.R. Cohen. Chadwick the Crab and
Bernie the Sea Gull are worried that they’re going
to lose a good friend forever. Hester, a Delmarva
fox squirrel, has discovered a book telling her she
is on the endangered species list. Not only that,
a mysterious monster is lurking around Shady
Creek. All this happens just when Chadwick and
Esmerelda are getting ready to welcome their
family home. Early reader–ages 5-8.
Size:81/2’x11"•24color illustrations•30pp.
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