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ISBN-13: 9781459823525

Illustrated by Marianne Ferrer

Published by Orca Book Publishers

*2021 Canadian Children’s Book Centre Best Books for Kids & Teens selection*

Life moves oh-so-slow when your little brother is a snail. It takes forever to do anything! Really, it’s enough to test the patience of even the most understanding big sister. But is Moe just slow or is there something else going on? With charming illustrations by Marianne Ferrer, award-winning author Deborah Kerbel has written a delightful story about love, support and the struggle for tolerance within the often tumultuous sibling relationship.

“A sweet harangue...filled with wonderful details…Reminds readers that we are different people depending upon whom we are with and that familial relationships are complex and simple at the same time.” 

-Kirkus Reviews


"Charming...gentle, well-paced, and engaging...the storyline both validates the individuality of difference and the role of others in appreciating this difference and in practicing empathy. Highly recommended."

-CM Magazine

"Deborah Kerbel has hilariously highlighted the plight of the slow poke."

-Storytime with Stephanie

Order your copy today!

*Also available in French as Lent Roland*



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