A cosy story filled with enlightening facts about how lighthouses work for children who are fascinated by the wonder of the sea.
On a rocky island in the middle of the sea, Eva's Grandad is the keeper of the lighthouse. When storms brew and the mist descends, the lighthouse offers a beacon of hope to sailors trying to find their way home.
Why were lighthouses first created? How does the light travel so far? What happens when a storm hits? Join Eva and her Grandad and discover all about the inner workings of a lighthouse, what a lighthouse keeper does all day and thrilling stories of daring sea rescues.
Did you know that you can see the light from a lighthouse nearly 30km away? Readers will learn about cloud formations, stars in the night sky and the wildlife that surrounds the lighthouse. There is always lots to do and see as a lighthouse keeper.
With beautiful illustrations and a charming story, A Lighthouse Story is an engaging story that introduces you to the fascinating world of a lighthouse keeper. A beautiful book to treasure.
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Laura Chamberlain is a talented illustrator based in Norfolk, who also designs and writes children's books. She received a Highly Commended from the Macmillan Prize for Children's Books in 2018 and completed an MA in Children's Book Illustration at Cambridge School of Art in 2019.
Holly James is an Irish writer living in London. When she's not writing, Ho