The Beach Patrol

John O'Brien, Author, Max Bilkins, Author Henry Holt & Company $15.95 (32p) ISBN 978-0-8050-6911-2
It's just another day on the job for The Beach Patrol by John O'Brien and Max Bilkins, illus. by O'Brien. This comprehensive look at the duties, tools and terms of the trade features O'Brien's full-bleed illustrations, dappled watercolors and black ink lines, and the format follows his previous This Is Baseball, This Is Soccer, etc. Useful information includes fun terminology (""sitting wood"" versus ""tea-bagging"" for instance), tips on how to escape a rip current and how guards go about rescues.
Reviewed on: 05/01/2004
Release date: 05/01/2004
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