The Definitive Guide to

Beach Day

Written by Karen Roosa and illustrated by Maggie Smith
Goodreads Rating - 3.5 / 5.0
List Price
Target Age
Book Type

What's Beach Day About

Publisher Summary

A colorful board book that captures the fun and excitement of a day at the beach. Sun, sea, and sand meet bright illustrations and a fun rhyming text in this delightful summer story. The perfect board book for summer! Buoyant verse and bright, playful illustrations capture the singular feeling of a hazy, lazy day by the ocean, complete with a ball game with new friends, water-skiers and sailboats, and a picnic lunch. A captivating introduction to the beach for young children.

What Kind of Book is Beach Day

the beach
the ocean

Book Lists That Include Beach Day

Kids Book Club
Monthly. Curated. Delivered.
Get Started
As low as $16.95 / mo

Who Wrote Beach Day

Karen Roosa

Karen Roosa is the author of Beach Day, which was named a Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year. She lives with her family in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

View Author

Who Illustrated Beach Day

Maggie Smith

Maggie Smith has written and illustrated many picture books including My Blue Bunny, Bubbit and Beach Day. An accomplished sewist and owner of the Etsy shop Maggierama, she lives in Massachusetts. Visit her online at

View Illustrator

What Has Karen Roosa Said About Beach Day

Nothing yet! 🤷 You should let Karen Roosa know that we want more details from them about Beach Day!

What Has Maggie Smith Said About Beach Day

Nothing yet! 🤷 You should let Maggie Smith know that we want more details from them about Beach Day!

More Books From These Creatives

My Blue Bunny, Bubbit book
grandma · new babies
My Blue Bunny, Bubbit

Books You Might Enjoy If You Liked Beach Day

This Little Hamster book
animals · colors
This Little Hamster
Flamingos Fly book
animals · movement
Flamingos Fly
Pinwheel book
We are Better Together book
teamwork · love · friendship
We are Better Together
Best Friends: We Are A Family book
ice cream · diversity · friendship · family · love
Best Friends: We Are A Family
Tap the Magic Tree book
summer · winter · trees · seasons · spring · fall
Tap the Magic Tree
Once I Was a Pollywog book
baby animals · growing up · animals
Once I Was a Pollywog
Ahoy, Li'l Buccaneers! book
boats · pirates · adventure
Ahoy, Li'l Buccaneers!