The Snail and the Whale

by Julia Donaldson
Illustrator Alex Scheffler, Axel Axel Scheffler

Pan Macmillan Uk | November 24, 2009 | Trade Paperback |

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

One tiny snail longs to see the world and hitches a lift on the tail of a whale. Together they go on an amazing journey, past icebergs and volcanoes, sharks and penguins, and the little snail feels so small in the vastness of the world. But when disaster strikes and the whale is beached in a bay, it''s the tiny snail who saves the day.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 32 Pages, 7.09 × 6.3 × 0.79 in

Published: November 24, 2009

Publisher: Pan Macmillan Uk

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0330517341

ISBN - 13: 9780330517348

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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The Snail and the Whale

The Snail and the Whale

by Julia Donaldson
Illustrator Alex Scheffler, Axel Axel Scheffler

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 32 Pages, 7.09 × 6.3 × 0.79 in

Published: November 24, 2009

Publisher: Pan Macmillan Uk

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0330517341

ISBN - 13: 9780330517348

From the Publisher

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

One tiny snail longs to see the world and hitches a lift on the tail of a whale. Together they go on an amazing journey, past icebergs and volcanoes, sharks and penguins, and the little snail feels so small in the vastness of the world. But when disaster strikes and the whale is beached in a bay, it''s the tiny snail who saves the day.

About the Author

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.

Axel Scheffler has achieved worldwide acclaim for his illustrations, and his books have been translated into over 27 languages. His has a wicked eye for character and his humorous drawings are the perfect complement to Julia's witty, vibrant verse.

Julia Donaldson is one of the UK''s best-loved children''s authors. Her award-winning collaborations with Axel Scheffler include the modern classic The Gruffalo and its irresistible sequel The Gruffalo''s Child. Julia also writes children''s plays and songs, and runs regular storytelling workshops. She lives in Glasgow with her husband, Malcolm, and their family.

Axel Scheffler is a star illustrator in the world of children''s books, and has created many bestsellers including the award-winning THE GRUFFALO and its irresistible sequel THE GRUFFALO''S CHILD. Born in Hamburg, Axel now lives in London where he works in a studio overlooking a quiet garden populated by birds and foxes.

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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