Book takes readers on a treasure hunt through Cape May County

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“The Oceanfront Treasure Hunt” chronicles a young pirate’s treasure hunt past familiar seaside sights. “The Oceanfront Treasure Hunt” chronicles a young pirate’s treasure hunt past familiar seaside sights.

A new children’s book written about Cape May County could be just the thing to pique kids’ interest in reading and treasure hunting this summer.

Written by Denise Blum, “The Oceanfront Treasure Hunt” is about a young pirate who receives a treasure map as a birthday gift. She sets out on an exciting journey, following the map to claim her treasure. Her quest takes her to many of the seaside’s popular destinations, such as Morey’s Piers, Johnson’s Popcorn, the Deauville Inn, the Victorian homes of Cape May, the beach and other locations.

Published by Mainstay Publishing, the book is full of colorful illustrations by Brandon Hildreth. For information contact Mainstay at 302-223-6636 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

The book can be purchased at various locations, many of which are stops along the treasure hunt.

In Cape May it is sold at the Cape May-Lewes Ferry, the Whale’s Tale, Harpoon Henry’s and Mad Batter; in Cape May Court House it can be purchased at Cape Regional Medical Center; in Ocean City is sold at Island Grill, Johnson’s Popcorn (three locations) and Pirate Voyages; in Wildwood it can be purchased at Morey’s Piers; and in Strathmere it can be picked up at the Deauville Inn.


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