A House for Hermit Crab by Eric Carle
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Hermit Crab seeks the perfect home—and learns to appreciate change—in this mini-book edition of Eric Carle’s beloved story.

Join Hermit Crab as he learns an important lesson about growing up: For every friend and adventure left behind, there are new ones just ahead!
 

About Eric Carle

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Eric Carle is the author and illustrator of more than seventy books for children, many of them bestsellers. Born in Syracuse, New York, he moved to Germany with his parents when he was six years old. He studied at the Academy of Graphic Arts in Stuttgart before returning to the United States, where he worked as a graphic designer for The New York Times and later as art director for an international advertising agency. His first two books, 1,2,3 to the Zoo and The Very Hungry Caterpillar, gained him immediate international recognition. The latter title, now considered a modern classic, has sold more than 30 million copies and has been translated into forty-eight languages. Eric Carle and his wife, Barbara, divide their time between the mountains of North Carolina and the Florida Keys.
 
Published August 20, 1987 by Picture Book Studio. 32 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Hermit Crab moves out of his small shell on the sea floor, in search of a new residence. When he finds a bigger place, a sea anemone offers to move in with him; a starfish agrees to decorate the joint

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Hermit Crab moves out of his small shell on the sea floor, in search of a new residence.

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Just right for a board book, Eric Carle's A House for Hermit Crab takes his tale of a crustacean in search of a new shell home to youngest readers.

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PreS-Gr 2—Hermit Crab must find a new shell as he has outgrown his other. But the new shell is so plain! Hermit Crab is constantly on the lookout for new possibilities to help dress up his new shell, from a small sea anemone to starfish, coral, and more. Hermit Crab covers his shell with color an...

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