Meet two charming beach birds - Pelican and Pelicant. Even with similar names, telling them apart is easy - one eager and self-confident, the other nervous and shy.
Fly with Pelican to the top of an enormous oak. Laugh as she shows newcomer Goose around the island. Float in the waves with Pelican while she rests after an enormous fish dinner. Finally, go with her to Turtle's party to dance the Pelican Pop-up and dine on crab birthday cake with crayfish frosting. But where is Pelicant during all of this fun?
Watch self-esteem blossom in the face of uncertainty and risk-taking. Discover what happens when these endearing pelicans look beyond feathers and beaks to the tender roots of a genuine friendship. Young people will find Sarah Froeber's tale delightful and engaging, and adults will recognize the rich texture of a time-tested myth. Kim Mosher's illustrations in luminous colored pencil are simple yet detailed enough to tell this story on their own - the closer you look, the longer you will giggle.
Pelican and Pelicant has been translated into Spanish as Pelicansí y Pelicano.
Available through Chapel Hill Press, the Joyful Jewel in Pittsboro, Buxton Village Books in Buxton, Quail Ridge Books in Raleigh, Amazon, and www.indiebound.com.
To download either the English or Spanish version of this book, go to http://www.shooflyaudio.com/artists_info_pages/sarah_froeber.html.
"It is perfect for the kids and families that need hope and inspiration."
"I will use the book with my children. I love the premise and the delightful characters."
"Pelican & Pelicant is a great story."
"Prepare to be charmed by this delightful tale of two seabirds."
Our State Magazine
"Splendidly written by Sarah Froeber, Pelican & Pelicant is the thoroughly entertaining story of two bird friends... Whimsical color illustrations by Kim Mosher add a fun-filled touch to the endearing and highly recommended picture story book."
The Midwest Book Revue