Every evening Otto's family comes together to hold hands when they sleep. But in the morning Otto doesn't want to let go! Poor Otto's parents can't get anything done with him holding on to them, but he's just too worried and afraid to be left on his own. But one day Mom opens a special shell with a pearl inside that sparks Otto's attention! It's beautiful and he can see another otter inside of it, reaching out to him! Otto takes the pearl into his hands and realizes that he's not holding on to his Mom or Dad anymore, and he feels fine! Each title in the Storytime series features beautiful artwork that children will love and a moral they'll remember. They are the perfect stories to read with a loved one and even alone.
About the Author
Heidi Howarth is the author of The Littlest Lighthouse Keeper and How to Catch a Falling Star. She often collaborates with her husband, illustrator Dan Howarth.Daniel Howarth has illustrated a number of successful children's books, charming young audiences with his mesmerising artwork. He lives with his wife, two children and beloved dogs, ducks and chickens in a cottage in Devon, England.
Read an Excerpt
Otto looked around at all the otters and suddenly felt very pleased.
“I let go!” he cried. “I’m floating on my own and I’m fine!”
“ Hooray! Come and play with us!” called the other little otters.