Marcel: a googly-eyed seashell far from the seashore


Brent Northup

Marcel the Shell with Shoes On

Little people are always delighted to discover little heroes. And when they do, they grow wings and take flight.

Dr. Seuss assured us that a person’s a person, no matter how small.

I believed him and, in the dark of night, pre-school Brent set out to reach the top of his dresser.

I pulled out the drawers to form a stairwell to the top! Clever, I thought.

It only took one step to bring the dresser crashing down upon me.

Sleepy mom came running. She tolerated a lot.

“Marcel the Shell with Shoes On” is a delightful children’s film about an inch-high seashell named Marcel, sporting one googly eye and two floppy pink shoes.

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Jenny Slate voices “Marcel the Shell with Shoes On” in a full-length version of the web shorts.

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Marcel is exceedingly bright, and fills his time reaching

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