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The Herring Hotel

Didier Lévy (Author), Serge Bloch (Illustrated by)

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An enchanting story about a boy living in a hotel who befriends an eccentric old lady claiming to be a queen in exile.

Welcome to the Herring Hotel! Meet Gabriel and his parents, whose job it is to look after the unusual guests who make their homes in this crumbling old place. Gabriel is particularly fond of Mrs. Kettle, a rather odd old lady with a secret. There’s only one little problem—the entire hotel is about to tumble down. As cracks appear in the ceilings and bricks start to disintegrate, Gabriel begins to wonder, What if Mrs. Kettle’s strange stories are true after all? And will she be able to save the Herring Hotel?

A delightfully quirky storybook about keeping it together when things are falling apart.

Book Details

  • Hardcover
  • Forthcoming October 2019
  • ISBN 978-0-500-65212-1
  • 8.3 × 11 in / 40 pages
  • Sales Territory: USA and Dependencies, Philippines and Canada.

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