Marcel the Shell: the Most Surprised I've Ever Been Hardcover – Oct 21 2014
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"Marcel the Shell is a mollusk on the rise." — People
"We basically can't get enough Marcel--ever." — Glamour
"Our favorite anthropomorphic shell." — Entertainment Weekly
"Utterly charming." — The Washington Post
"Delightful." — TIME
"Charming Brooklyn-spawned viral video 'Marcel the Shell' is now a charming (and beautiful) children's book." — New York Magazine
"If you thought the viral video for Marcel the Shell with Shoes On was charming, check out this...new children's book featuring Marcel." — The New Yorker
About the Author
Dean Fleischer-Camp is a writer, director, and artist. Jenny Slate is a writer, comedian, and actress. Dean and Jenny created the short film Marcel the Shell with Shoes On in the late summer of 2010. It screened at film festivals all over the world, including Sundance and the New York International Children's Film Festival, where it won the Grand Jury and Audience awards. It subsequently became a viral sensation, garnering over twenty million views on YouTube. Their first picture book, Marcel the Shell with Shoes On: Things About Me, is a New York Times bestseller. Dean and Jenny live together in Los Angeles, California, with their dogs Reggie and Arthur, and Marcel and his dog Alan.
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Although the story of Marcel and his video clip which became mega popular on Internet is surely already known by everyone, it was interesting to see how picture book will look that for the main character has creature that we have not been accustomed seeing as a hero.
The answer is simple - it is equally entertaining, in Marcel’s adventures will enjoy young children, but easily will laugh adults as well. Marcel will be caught in many different situations, though he won’t give up. Using what is available for him, and mostly his cheerful spirit and big heart, Marcel will succeed in everything he does.
Adding to above mentioned nicely done illustrations, second installment in Marcel’s series is a book that can be recommended for children, especially for his youngest fans all around the world.