Lobster in My Pocket
by Deirdre Kessler
illustrated by Brenda Jones
Picture book, 32 pages
New, full-colour edition (2010) of
perennially best-selling book.
Winner of the Canadian Children's Book Centre's
OUR CHOICE AWARD
This Maritime classic tells the magical story of Lee, a lonely girl in a coast fishing village. One day she meets Lucky, a talking lobster trapped in a crate on the wharf. Lee sets Lucky free, and the two become friends. When Lee falls into the sea during a terrible storm, Lucky shows how much he cares about her.