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Elena's Shells
Elena's Shells

Elena's Shells



36 Pages, 10 x 10.75

Hardcover Picture Book, $16.95 (US $16.95) (CA $22.95)

Publication Date: April 2019

ISBN 9781760360573

Rights: US & CA

Starfish Bay Publishing (Apr 2019)

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A sweet and simple tale of compassion and sharing

Elena loves her impressive collection of wonderful seashells, so when a sneaky shell escapes, Elena uses all her efforts to get it back. Only then does she discover that the shell is home to a hermit crab. Will she find it within herself to help the hermit crab, or is keeping her shells her one and only priority?


"A young beachcomber learns about ownershipâ€â€and friendship... Robbins' bright, childlike illustrations and minimal text match the sweet simplicity of her tale. Both tapir and hermit crab are adorable. An important lesson deftly delivered." â€â€Kirkus Reviews

Author Biography

Rose Robbins is a children's book author and illustrator currently residing in Nottingham, United Kingdom. She has been making books since the age of six when she received a stapler for her birthday. As well as books, Rose makes ceramics, puppets, felt and soft toys. She can be found either stuck in a story, or thinking about a new storyâ€â€anything to get out of doing the dishes or the laundry.