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Henri’s Home

(Yurchak Printing 2020)

Henri’s Home is a collaborative effort with Lisa Madenspacher, a local artist from Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. After years of reading stories to my children and grandchildren, I wanted to create my own book. Because of my love of the beach and all of its creatures, I decided to tell the story of a hermit crab family. The main character, young Henri, experiences an unexpected beach adventure and seeks help from several friends of the sea along the way. This heartwarming tale about the importance of family and perseverance is brought to life by the beautiful watercolor illustrations of Lisa Madespacher (lisamadenspacher.com). Lisa interpreted my words in a magical way that only my heart could imagine. Henri’s Home is sure to be a favorite picture book for families who love the beach as much as I do.

“This is Henri. Henri loves the beach more than anything. Henri lives under an abandoned fishing pier with his father, Harold, his mother, Hilda, and his little sister, Heidi. Fishermen no longer cast their fishing lines from the crooked planks. The inlet’s saltwater keeps Henri’s gills moist so he can breathe. Nearby rocks protect Henri’s family from danger.  “


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Henri’s Home – List price with tax $20.13

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3 books $5.05
4 books $5.75
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Store Locations for Purchase

  • Nook Books 50 North Queen Street Lancaster, PA  17603
  • Aaron’s Books 35 E. Main St. Lititz PA 17543
  • Picture This… Custom Framing 104 Willow Valley Sq. Lancaster Pa 17602
  • Browseabout Books 133 Rehoboth Ave. Rehoboth Beach, DE  19971
  • Bethany Beach Books 99 Garfield Pkwy. Bethany Beach, DE  19930
  • Sun Rose Words & Music 756 Asbury Ave. Ocean City, NJ. 08226
  • Cape Atlantic Book Co. 421 Washington St. Cape May, NJ  08024
  • Whale’s Tale 321 Washington St. Cape May, NJ  08024
  • Exit Zero 110 Sunset Blvd. Cape May, NJ 08204
  • Ferry Park Terminal 1200 Lincoln Blvd. North Cape May, NJ  08204
  • Wetlands Institute 1075 Stone Harbor Blvd. Stone Harbor, NJ 08247
  • Absecon Lighthouse Gift Shop 31 S. Rhode Island Ave. Atlantic City, NJ 08401
  • Pocket Books Bookstore 903 Wheatland Ave. Lancaster PA 17601

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