A little girl finds a sea serpent in her bathtub, no
bigger than a drop of water. They have fabulous
adventures together, pretending to be Vikings and
telling tales about the wonder of the sea. But then
the serpent begins to grow. Soon he’s too big for the
fish tank, then too big for the tub, then too big for
But how can such dear friends say goodbye? How
will they both overcome their fears about being
Dashka Slater has written a simple but incredibly
poignant tale of friendship and having the courage to let go.
Want to throw your own sea serpent party? Check out this wonderful how-to kit
created by the author and illustrator.