Hugo the Hermit Crab’s Journey Back to Sea


By Danielle Lynch Nicholson
Illustrated by Lauren Zurcher


Hugo the Hermit Crab enjoys a calm and simple life by the sea on Seven Mile Beach in the Cayman Islands. One day, a parrot swoops down and takes him far away to a completely unknown area.  
How will Hugo the Hermit Crab find a way back to his home by the sea?

Hugo the Hermit Crab’s Journey Back to Sea
Danielle Lynch Nicholson, Illustrated by Lauren Zurcher
42 pages
8.5 x 8.5 in

Danielle Lynch Nicholson

Danielle Lynch Nicholson is an award-winning former newspaper reporter and editor who resides in Pennsylvania with her family. Her children’s book Bump Under the Rug (2021) received the prestigious Mom’s Choice Award. Hugo the Hermit Crab’s Journey Back to Sea (2022) is inspired by Danielle’s adventures with her two sisters while visiting their Aunt and Uncle in the Cayman Islands.

Author Website

Lauren Zurcher

Lauren Zurcher began her journey as an illustrator at the age of six drawing and writing in her journal about family vacations across the world. She lives in Colorado and loves bringing stories to life with colorful and playful visuals.

Illustrator Website

lauren zurcher


Additional information

Dimensions 8.5 × 8.5 in

Paperback, Hardback