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A house for Hermit Crab

Author: Eric Carle; Julian Waters; Picture Book Studio.; South China Printing Co.
Publisher: Saxonville, Mass. : Picture Book Studio, Ltd., ©1987
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A hermit crab who has outgrown his old shell moves into a new one, which he decorates and enhances with the various sea creatures he meets in his travels. Poor Hermit Crab! He's outgrown his snug little shell and has to find a new home. And he does, with help from some friends who make the move less scary. Children facing change in their own lives will relate to Hermit Crab's story-and learn a lot about the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Dust jackets (Bindings)
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Eric Carle; Julian Waters; Picture Book Studio.; South China Printing Co.
ISBN: 0887080561 9780887080562
OCLC Number: 16983469
Notes: "Typography and lettering by Julian Waters"--Colophon.
Description: 27 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Responsibility: Eric Carle.
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A hermit crab who has outgrown his old shell moves into a new one, which he decorates and enhances with the various sea creatures he meets in his travels. Poor Hermit Crab! He's outgrown his snug little shell and has to find a new home. And he does, with help from some friends who make the move less scary. Children facing change in their own lives will relate to Hermit Crab's story-and learn a lot about the fascinating world of marine life along the way. Hermit Crab's problem is that he keeps outgrowing things. When he outgrows his first shell-house, he's a bit scared. The next one he finds is big enough -- but depressingly bare. To his happy surprise, all sorts of beautiful and useful undersea neighbors come to his aid and decorate and protect his home. Finally, the new house is perfect but now it, too, has become too small! Once again, Hermit Crab must move on. But this time he is not only bigger -- he is more self confident. While he is sorry to leave his friends and his familiar shell behind, he now sees the future as full of exciting possibilities.

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