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Marcel the Shell with Shoes On

Things About Me

Jenny Slate, Dean Fleischer-Camp

Hardcover

List Price: 18.99*
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Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (10/31/2011)
Hardcover (10/21/2014)

Description

View our feature on Jenny Slate and Dean Fleischer-Camp’s Marcel the Shell With Shoes On.
Millions of people have fallen in love with Marcel. Now the tiny shell with shoes and a big heart is transitioning from online sensation to classic picture book character, and readers can learn more about this adorable creature and his wonderfully peculiar world.

From wearing a lentil as a hat to hang-gliding on a Dorito, Marcel is able to find magic in the everyday. He may be small, but he knows he has a lot of good qualities. He may not be able to lift anything by himself, but when he needs help, he calls upon his family. He may never be able own a real dog . . . but he has a pretty awesome imagination.

Razorbill, 9781595144553, 48pp.

Publication Date: November 1, 2011



About the Author

Jenny Slate is an actress, stand-up comedian, and the New York Times bestselling author of Little Weirds. She has been in many movies and TV shows and also plays many cartoon animals. Jenny is a graduate of Columbia University and has a young heart and an antique soul. She lives in Massachusetts and California, with her husband Ben, her daughter Ida, and their dog Sally.

Dean Fleischer-Camp is an award-winning writer, director and editor. Since appearing on Filmmaker Magazine’s 25 New Faces of Independent Film in 2011, Fleischer-Camp’s work has been profiled in virtually every major American media outlet. In 2018, his first feature FRAUD was released to widespread controversy and acclaim, described as a "brilliantly provocative” (Filmmaker) and “exhilarating” (Sight+Sound) “masterwork” (Documentary Magazine) that “pushes the boundaries of documentary” (Variety). He is currently directing a feature-length adaptation of Marcel the Shell With Shoes On, starring Jenny Slate, Isabella Rossellini and Rosa Salazar. He has directed commercial content for Comedy Central, HBO, Pop-Tarts, Maltesers, Atlassian, Clearasil and many others. He lives in California with his very good dog, Arthur.