Sharing a Shell

Julia Donaldson

Illustrated by Lydia Monks
Ages 3-5
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31 October 2019
9781529044300
14 minutes
Julian Clary
Synopsis

A brilliant story of friendship and fun, perfect for listening to at home, in the car, at bedtime – or any time at all!

When Crab finds a new shell, he doesn’t want to share it with anyone – especially not a blobby purple anemone and a tickly bristleworm. But life in the rock pool proves tougher than Crab thinks and he soon finds he needs his new housemates.

Sharing a Shell is a charming underwater tale of friendship and fun from the stellar picture book partnership of Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks, creators of What the Ladybird Heard. With brilliant rhythmic verse, charmingly read by Julian Clary, this is a firm favourite with children and parents alike.

Enjoy more stories from Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks: The Singing Mermaid, Sugarlump and the Unicorn, What the Ladybird Heard and The Girl, the Bear and the Magic Shoes.

The verse sparkles as much as the pictures

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