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Book details
  • Genre:JUVENILE FICTION
  • SubGenre:Fairy Tales & Folklore / General
  • Language:English
  • Series title:Colin the Crab
  • Series Number:1
  • Pages:43
  • eBook ISBN:9789525878295

The Caring Crab

by Tuula Pere

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Overview
Colin the Crab, the most skilful builder of the eastern riverbank, never hesitated to help his friends. After a week of hard work the blue garden pavilion of his dreams is still unfinished, and a boisterous fish family has taken over his construction site. Colin, exhausted, buries himself under the blanket and refuses to open his curtains. Colin’s friends are puzzled. An emergency meeting is called for. It’s time for the friends to take action. – – – The Caring Crab has been published also in Finnish with the name Avulias taskurapu. – – – The writer Tuula Pere has written several children’s books and poems alongside her research project on questions pertaining to freedom of speech at the Faculty of Law in the University of Helsinki. Previously, she has worked as a lawyer and served in various expert and senior management positions in international corporations. – – – The publisher Wickwick is a Finnish publishing company specialized in children’s picture books, novels and poems. The books reflect a warm and tolerant view of life, which offers a peaceful background for enjoying stories, both for children and adults.
Description
Colin the Crab, the most skilful builder of the eastern riverbank, never hesitated to help his friends. After a week of hard work the blue garden pavilion of his dreams is still unfinished, and a boisterous fish family has taken over his construction site. Colin, exhausted, buries himself under the blanket and refuses to open his curtains. Colin’s friends are puzzled. An emergency meeting is called for. It’s time for the friends to take action. – – – – The Caring Crab has been published also in Finnish with the name Avulias taskurapu. – – – – The writer Tuula Pere has written several children’s books and poems alongside her research project on questions pertaining to freedom of speech at the Faculty of Law in the University of Helsinki. Previously, she has worked as a lawyer and served in various expert and senior management positions in international corporations. – – – – The publisher Wickwick is a Finnish publishing company specialized in children’s picture books, novels and poems. The books reflect a warm and tolerant view of life, which offers a peaceful background for enjoying stories, both for children and adults.
About the author
Tuula Pere was born in Finland, in 1958, and spent some of her important childhood years in a small village in Eastern Finland. She moved to Helsinki at the end of the 1970’s when she began her studies at the University of Helsinki Faculty of Law. She got her Master’s degree in 1984, majoring in international civil law and comparative law. After two decades of professional career, Tuula Pere embarked upon studies to get a Ph.D. in law. She is currently preparing her doctoral thesis on questions pertaining to freedom of speech at the Faculty of Law in the University of Helsinki. She has previously worked as a lawyer and served in various expert and senior management positions in international corporations. Alongside her research project, Tuula Pere has also set about realizing another dream of hers. She has written several children’s books and poems. Tuula Pere is an avid music and sports enthusiast and a keen baker. She is married and a mother of three.
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