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Sharing a Shell Book and CD Pack


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The tiny hermit crab loves his new shell. He doesn't want to share it -- not with a blobby purple anenone and a tickly bristleworm. But life in the rock pool proves tougher than Crab thinks, and soon he finds he needs his new housemates in this rollicking story of sea, shells and friendship. Sharing a Shell Book and CD Pack features the first collaboration from the bestselling team; Julia Donaldson and Lydia Monks.

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3rd January '17
I read it to RCHogan aged 2 aged 2 & to AIHogan aged 1 aged 1
Sharing a Shell Book and CD Pack 9781405092364
5 stars
This is a fantastic book about the benefits of friendships as well as navigating any tricky situations or dynamics.

The illustrations are fantastic and are packed with detail. They're brilliant for talking about with your child. My toddlers end engrossed in them while "reading" independently.

The rhyming prose is a joy to read aloud; the sing-song melody of reading in rhyme seems to keep my toddlers more engaged in the story.

There's lots of opportunity for developing beach-specific vocabulary as well as more abstract concepts such as recognising feelings and developing empathy.

It's a brilliant book that I highly recommend.
24th September '16
I read it to Spencer aged 6 aged 6 & to Lolly aged 3 aged 3
Sharing a Shell Book and CD Pack 9781405092364
5 stars
Another great book from the Donaldson/Monks team - a story of friendships and their changing dynamics - fab artwork with glittery pages, love  the rhyming which is fun to read (we add in funny voices for each character!!).  My 6 and 3 year olds both love it as do I !!
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About Julia Donaldson

Julia Donaldson Biography

Julia Donaldson is a highly talented author of some of the best-loved children’s books in the world.  Born in London in 1948 she grew up with her younger sister Mary who she loved to create imaginary characters with.  

She started her career as a singer-songwriter, writing mainly for children’s television. One of these...

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About Lydia Monks

Lydia Monks Biography
Lydia Monks is a bestselling illustrator and author of children’s books, best known for her collaborations with author Julia Donaldson. Many of their books have become household favourites, including [url=

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