Marmelin - The Forbidden Sea - Hardcover (English)
For children - Among these pages sails and bounces a lively and stubborn little creature - Marmelin. Amazed and full of curiosity, the little blue creature travels in his coconut shell across the Seven Seas. Marmelin comes from a wondrous island in a secret and hardly known sea, known by its inhabitants as the “tiny sea”. Marmelin is joined by Potato, probably the most bad-tempered potato in the world. On their adventurous journey, however, they soon discover that as strangers they are not allowed to just sail wherever they want. The sea is guarded...
For parents - “The Forbidden Sea - A story about seeking refuge” is the first part of the Marmelin series and tells a lively adventure story that focuses on the fate of a child refugee named Arin. Potato and Marmelin learn why Arin fled her home country and how difficult it is for her to find a place to live. In a child-friendly way, the book takes up the topic of persecution and seeking refuge in order to take away kids’ fear of the foreign.
One thing is for sure: The coconut shell and the big heart of Marmelin have never let anyone go down.
The “Marmelin” book series:The Marmelin series offers a child-friendly and playful treatment of current social problems and challenges and thus, stands out from many existing children’s book series and their topics. Parents can sensitize their children to current issues and teach them liberal, social values.