Marcel the Shell with Shoes on: Things about Me (Hardcover)

Things about Me

By Jenny Slate, Dean Fleischer-Camp

Razorbill, 9781595144553, 42pp.

Publication Date: November 1, 2011



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.

About the Author

Jenny Slate, the voice of Marcel, is an alum of Saturday Night Live and plays Stella on HBO's "Bored to Death." Dean Fleischer-Camp is a writer, director, and animator whose work has screened at film festivals around the world. They live together in Brooklyn, New York. Watch the video and learn more at: