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  • ISBN: 9780763692339
  • ISBN: 0763692336
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 x 27 ... Read More
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2018.

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"Ella's best friend, Monkey, doesn't like good-bye ... Read More
Subject: United States > Emigration and immigration > Fiction.
Passenger ships > Fiction.
Change > Fiction.
Fear > Fiction.
Storms > Fiction.
Stuffed animals (Toys) > Fiction.

  • Baker & Taylor
    Leaving Holland for a new home in America, a sad little girl and her stuffed monkey say goodbye to her grandmother and board a ship for New York, where unfamiliar foods, strangers and unsettling weather make them wonder if they will ever feel at home again.
  • Baker & Taylor
    As Ella and her stuffed animal, Monkey, embark on a journey across the ocean to America, wondering what the new world will bring, Ella adapts by expressing herself through drawing and by transferring her feelings to Monkey.
  • Random House, Inc.
    Leaving home and traveling to a whole new place is overwhelming, so it’s good to have a beloved toy who can help express how you feel.

    Ella’s best friend, Monkey, doesn’t like good-bye hugs. He doesn’t want to say good-bye to Oma. And he doesn’t want to move away forever. Neither does Ella. But Papa is waiting for them in New York. So Ella and Monkey must board the ship with Mama and leave their old home in Holland for their new home in America. Along the way, there is fish for dinner (Monkey hates fish), a playroom full of new kids (Monkey doesn’t like strangers), and stormy seas that leave everyone feeling sick. Can Ella and Monkey find a way to weather the storm? Will they ever feel at home again? This sweetly illustrated picture book will appeal to anyone who has left home behind — and to children who find creative ways to share their emotions.

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