Splat is excited because his grandfather told him that you can hear the sea if you put a seashell up to your ear. Splat is determined to discover a shell like that to bring back for his grandfather. But as hard as he looks on the beach, all he can find is broken shells. Until he gets some help from a new friend: a whale. Series Information Just like anyone, this fuzzy kitty can have an occasional case of the jitters. Whether he's starting school, rehearsing for a play, or trick-or-treating, Splat's nerves sometimes get the better of him. So what does he do? He relies on the support of his trusty companion, Seymour. Seymour may be small (he's a mouse, after all), but he's the biggest friend Splat could ask for. Together this adorable duo reminds readers, and each other, that kindness, encouragement, and laughter go a long way.