About this book
Subtitled, "The Indispensable Guide To The Place We Like To Be". A compendium of facts, fables, history and mystery about Britain's seaside. From the author of "Red Sky At Night".
Can you remember why the sea is salty? How does the moon affect the tide? And what was the mystery of St Michael's Mount? Answering such questions as what to look for in rock pools, which are the best knots and how to avoid being cursed by a mermaid, this book includes facts, fables, history and mystery about Britain's seaside and coast.