Not Quite Narwhal

Not Quite Narwhal

by Jessie Sima
Not Quite Narwhal

Not Quite Narwhal

by Jessie Sima

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This beautifully illustrated story is a great addition to any and every reader’s collection! Kelp has always stood out among his narwhal family, but soon finds himself torn between the land and the sea. Heartwarming and charming, Not Quite Narwhal reminds us to embrace what makes us different.

This New York Times bestseller is soon to be an animated series on Netflix!

In the tradition of Uni the Unicorn and Gaston, this heartwarming and adorable debut picture book tells the story of a young unicorn who was born under the sea to a family of narwhals.

Growing up in the ocean, Kelp has always assumed that he was a narwhal like the rest of his family. Sure, he’s always been a little bit different—his tusk isn’t as long, he’s not as good of a swimmer, and he really doesn’t enjoy the cuisine. Then one night, an extra strong current sweeps Kelp to the surface, where he spots a mysterious creature that looks just like him! Kelp discovers that he and the creature are actually unicorns. The revelation leaves him torn: is he a land narwhal or a sea unicorn? But perhaps, if Kelp is clever, he may find a way to have the best of both worlds.

Told with heartwarming illustrations and spare, sweet text, Jessie Sima’s debut picture book is about fitting in, standing out, and the all-encompassing love of family.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781481469104
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books For Young Readers
Publication date: 02/14/2017
Series: Not Quite Narwhal and Friends
Format: eBook
Pages: 40
Sales rank: 655,537
Lexile: AD590L (what's this?)
File size: 35 MB
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Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

Jessie Sima is an author/illustrator living and working in New York City. They grew up in a small town in southern New Jersey, unaware that they were a storyteller. Once they figured it out, they told their family and friends, who took it quite well. They are the author of Not Quite NarwhalHarriet Gets Carried AwayLove, ZSnow Pony and the Seven Miniature PoniesSpencer’s New PetJules vs. the OceanHardly Haunted; and Weather Together. You can visit them at

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