Crab Cake: Turning the Tide Together

Crab Cake: Turning the Tide Together

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Kirkus Best Book / Publishers Weekly Best Book

★ "Readers come away with the idea that nourishing and supporting one another is the only way to change the world."–Kirkus, STARRED review

" [A] wholly original and moving affirmation of one crab’s power to bring a community together."–Publishers Weekly, STARRED review

Crab follows his heart in the wake of a disaster and discovers that everyone’ talents have value when applied with generosity. Feed your craving for a hilarious, heart-warming story with Crab Cake. Humorous, intricate illustrations are perfect to engage readers aged 3-7 while teaching gentle lessons of civic engagement and rallying together as a community.

Under the sea, fish do what fish do: Seahorse hides, Pufferfish puffs up, Parrotfish crunches coral, and Crab . . . bakes cakes?

Scallop swims, Dolphin blows bubbles, and . . . Crab bakes cakes.

And so life goes on, until one night when everything changes with a splash!

In the face of total disaster, can Crab's small, brave act help the community come together and carry on?

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  • Format: Hardcover

  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780544959002

  • ISBN-10: 0544959000

  • Pages: 48

  • Price: $17.99

  • Publication Date: 02/05/2019

  • Carton Quantity: 30

  • Age(s): 4,5,6,7

  • Grade(s): Pre-K-3

Andrea Tsurumi
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Andrea Tsurumi

Andrea Tsurumi is the author of the acclaimed Accident!. An illustrator and cartoonist born and raised in New York, Andrea has a passion for history, an MFA from the School of Visual Arts, and a Society of Illustrators Silver Medal. She now lives and draws in Philadelphia alongside her husband and their dog, Spatula. Visit her at andreatsurumi.com, on Twitter @AndreaTsurumi, and on Instagram @atsurumi.
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  • reviews

    A Best Book of 2019 from: Kirkus * Publishers Weekly * New York Public Library 

     

    "The eco-friendly lesson goes down easy."--New York Times Book Review 

     

    ? "Readers come away with the idea that nourishing and supporting one another is the only way to change the world. A kid-friendly yet profound confection."–Kirkus, STARRED review 

     

    "Fans of Accident! will be happy that Tsurumi’s mastery of detail, humor, and clear-eyed empathy continues in this wholly original and moving affirmation of one crab’s power to bring a community together."–Publishers Weekly, STARRED review 

     

    "While entertaining, as evidenced by the playful title which recalls appetizers at a seafood restaurant, it is withserious intent and empathy that these comical comics (graphite on vellum with digital coloring) successfully communicate a theme of community and environmentalism."–Booklist 

     

    "A sweet and hopeful tale—highly recommended for one-on-one and small group sharing."–School Library Journal

Available Resources

Related Categories

  • Format: Hardcover

  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780544959002

  • ISBN-10: 0544959000

  • Pages: 48

  • Price: $17.99

  • Publication Date: 02/05/2019

  • Carton Quantity: 30

  • Age(s): 4,5,6,7

  • Grade(s): Pre-K-3

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