The Snail and the Whale by Julia Donaldson

The Snail and the Whale

Julia Donaldson
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  • ISBN
    9780333982242 / 033398224X
  • Title The Snail and the Whale
  • Author Julia Donaldson
  • Category Picture Books
  • Format
  • Year 2004
  • Pages 32
  • Publisher
    Pan Macmillan
  • Imprint Macmillan Children's Books
  • Edition
  • Dimensions 280mm x 250mm x 3mm


The thrilling tale of a tiny snail and a great big grey-blue humpback whale ...

Publisher Description

When a tiny snail meets a humpback whale, the two travel together to far-off lands. It's a dream come true for the snail, who has never left home before. But when the whale swims too-close to shore, will the snail be able to save her new friend? From the creators of “Room on the Broom and ”The Gruffalo comes this touching tale of adventure and friendship. With vibrant illustrations and rhymes that are both playful and lyrical, here is a story that shows us that even the smallest creatures can help others in a big way.

Winner of Blue Peter Book Award (Best Illustrated Book to Read Aloud) 2005.

Author Biography

Julia Donaldson is one of the UK's most successful picture book authors, whose titles regularly appear at the top of the bestseller lists — most notably the acknowledged modern classic and Smarties Gold Award winner THE GRUFFALO (0 333 71093 2), together with ROOM ON THE BROOM (0 333 90338 2) and THE SMARTEST GIANT IN TOWN (0 333 96144 7), all illustrated by Axel Scheffler. Julia is also much in demand for her brilliant events for children at schools, libraries and literary festivals.

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