Herman and the Princess Gull by Captain Lew Maurer

Herman and the Princess-Gull by Captain Lew Maurer, Illustrated by Candace Camling story about friendship between two animals, who normally would be life enemies.

A gull reached into his hiding place and grabbed Herman by his little claw. He held on tight with his other claw and when the gull tried to pull him ou, his little claw popped right off. Poor Herman!”

When Herman encounters Anatres he instantly felt that this gull was not like the other gulls, and he bravely introduces himself. When Herman and Antares find each other they decide that friendship is more important than instinct…

Herman, the hermit crab, and Antares, the seagull, will melt hearts and become heroes of the sea for children everywhere. Be prepared-kids ask to hear this story night after night. Intended for children ages four to eight, Herman and the Princess-Gull introduces themes of friendship, survival, and compassion. The educational backstory pages include a glossary of the cast of characters. Marine photography further depicts the illustrations and explains the scientific concepts in ways that readers of all ages will understand. 

About author: Captain Lew Maurer grew up on fishing boats, and spent his entire life on the water, repairing, building, and operating commercial and pleasure vessels all over the world. This depth of knowledge and experience gave him the ability to build and captain Moana a very special, long-range power catamaran. His love affair with the sea is tangible as he describes in authentic detail, his fifteen-year odyssey to the most remote places on our planet. He calls San Diego home … when he is home.

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