An Amazon Best Book of the Month pick!
What’s a seal to do when she’s new to the zoo? Make new friends, of course!
But when the other animals aren’t so friendly, a wise sparrow inspires them to surprise Seal with a special treat.
Full of heart and humor, this story of friendship and forgiveness from bestselling author Beth Ferry and illustrator Olivier Tallec will have little ones giggling along, and it makes for a fun Valentine's Day gift!
“A pleasing twist on a friendship tale that gently teaches about cultural manners and boundaries.” —Kirkus
About the Author
Beth Ferry is the author of the New York Times bestselling Stick and Stone, illustrated by Tom Lichtenheld; Pirate’s Perfect Pet, illustrated by Matt Myers; Sealed with a Kiss, illustrated by Oliver Tallec; and more. She lives in New Jersey with her husband, three children, and two bulldogs. Beth prefers her shrimp to be served scampi style on a bed of linguini. She’s never been kissed by a seal but has received a smooch from a sea lion. Visit her online at www.bethferry.com.
Olivier Tallec is a French illustrator and graphic designer. He has done numerous illustrations for newspapers and magazines and has illustrated over fifty books for children. He is the author-illustrator of Who Done It?, Who What Where?, and Louis I, King of the Sheep. He lives in Paris, France. Visit him online at www.oliviertallec.fr.
“A pleasing twist on a friendship tale that gently teaches about cultural manners and boundaries.”
— Kirkus Reviews
“Bright, charming illustrations by Tallec integrate laugh-out-loud slapstick humor into a story about fitting in.”
— Publishers Weekly
“Charming... Kind acts of reconciliation leave everyone feeling better.”
— Wall Street Journal