Dover original, 48 pages
While similar in general structure, lighthouses are actually quite individual in size, setting, keeper's houses and other aspects. Now largely automated, hundreds of theses maritime sentinels still stand guard along the shorelines of North America their beacons indispensable guiding lights for ships at sea. This fascinating and carefully researched book invites coloring enthusiasts of all ages to color 36 detailed drawings of lighthouses in the United States and Canada, including St. Joseph, Michigan; Cape Hatteras, North Carolina; Drum Point, Maryland; Cape Cod (Highland), Massachusetts; Old Point Loma, California; Cape Henry, Virginia; Key West, Florida; Montauk Point, New York; Sandy Hook, New Jersey; North Head, Washington; Tybee Island, Georgia; West Quoddy Head, Maine; Portland Head, Maine; Race Rocks, British Columbia; and 22 others. Captions accompanying these accurately rendered illustrations provide valuable background information on location, height, and date of construction of each lighthouse.