Is This an Agate?: An Illustrated Guide to Lake Superior's Beach Stones Michigan (Paperback)
A 24 page concise, just-the-facts identification guide to the beach stones along the Lake Superior shore of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. Illustrated by the author with very realistic paintings and accompanied with maps and clear directions to the public-accessible beaches from Little Girl's Point near Ironwood to Whitefish Point. Nearly 30,000 copies sold since 2001. A must for beachcombers and vacationers coming to the U.P.!
Susan Robinson is mostly a self-taught artist who has had a lifelong interest in art and the natural sciences. She holds a 4 year degree in geology. Susan divides her time creating paintings of birds, wildlife, and minerals, and finds both subject matter and inspiration walking the beaches along Lake Superior's shore.