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 Marcel the Shell With Shoes On
Meet Marcel, a shell. He has shoes and a face, and friends, and a whole life. It’s not exactly like your life or mine, so that is what this app is about. That is what it’s all about.
Discover all the fun in Marcel’s world with this interactive reading experience that’s bright, smart, and full of adventure. Jenny Slate narrates as the voice of Marcel and each page unfolds to reveal the really big world of this very small shell. Get a tour of Marcel’s breadroom (yes, he sleeps on a piece of bread), tap to ride on the whirling salad spinner, tilt the screen to pilot Marcel’s parachute, and scroll through to meet his pet, Alan.
People say Marcel’s head is too big for his body, but his response is: compared to what? Marcel may be tiny but he has a big heart! So jump right in and discover everything this shell with shoes can do!