Synopses & Reviews
This classic Carle title is available again. When Hermit Crab outgrows his shell, he finds a new one, making friends in the process. But when he outgrows this shell as well, how can he leave his beautiful house and all of his friends? Full color.
The author's magnificent collage illustrations invite readers and viewers on a breathtaking underwater tour where brilliantly-colored sea creatures dazzle and delight the eye. His modern day fable is both wise and simple; based on the true habits of the Hermit Crab, it not only introduces young readers to the wonder and beauty of the marine environment but also contains an encouraging message for small children facing the inevitable challenges of growing up.