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Ella and Monkey at Sea by Emilie Boon

Ella and Monkey at Sea

Ella and Monkey at Sea by Emilie Boon
Aug 07, 2018 | 32 Pages
  • Hardcover $16.99

    Aug 07, 2018 | 32 Pages | 3-7 years

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Based on the author’s childhood experiences when her own family emigrated from the Netherlands, this story of a child working through her frustrations and adjusting to change with help from a toy is warm and comforting…A warm tale of catharsis and acceptance.
—Kirkus Reviews

The book reflects Boon’s childhood experience of leaving the Netherlands and traveling to America on a ship that encountered a hurricane. She sensitively portrays a child who struggles with loss but copes by expressing herself through art and by transferring her emotions to Monkey and then comforting him. A satisfying picture book telling one immigrant’s story.
—Booklist Online

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