TITLE

CASTLES IN SAND

PUB. DATE
January 2002
SOURCE
World Almanac for Kids;2002, p187
SOURCE TYPE
Almanac
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Some people travel all over the world to compete in sand castle building contests. Professional teams have built towers more than 33 feet high! But you don't have to live near the ocean (or be a professional). Most contests have separate divisions for kids and\or families, and many are held on lakeshores, or anywhere that water and sand can be found-or brought in.
ACCESSION #
8540043

 

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