A Hike in My New House

A hermit crab holding a sea anemone

About the book:

A House for Hermit Crab

written and illustrated by Eric Carle

Hermit Crab has outgrown his shell house and spends a year finding a new bigger shell and making friends with other ocean creatures who help him decorate and protect this new home.

Hermit Crab has outgrown his old shell home and must find a new one. Over the course of the next year he acquires not only a shell, but also an array of sea creatures to decorate, clean, and protect his new home. The story ends with him once again outgrowing his shell.