The Snail and the Whale

by Julia Donaldson
Illustrator Axel Scheffler

Pan Macmillan | November 24, 2009 | Board Book

The Snail and the Whale is rated 5 out of 5 by 3.
The thrilling tale of a tiny snail and a great big grey-blue humpback whale . . . Now in sturdy, board book format! 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. The Snail and the Whale is a delightful tale of adventure and friendship by the award-winning team behind The Gruffalo, Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.

Format: Board Book

Dimensions: 32 pages, 6.23 × 7.37 × 0.62 in

Published: November 24, 2009

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

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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Rated 5 out of 5 by from My son(2.5 years) love this book! Really nice story, and great illustrations. Good quality of the paper, but not for tiny fingers)
Date published: 2014-09-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great book. Great story and illustrations. 
Date published: 2014-01-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love it1 This has become my sons new favorite book! We loved it so much we also bought it as a gift for my nephew.
Date published: 2011-09-05

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The Snail and the Whale

The Snail and the Whale

by Julia Donaldson
Illustrator Axel Scheffler

Format: Board Book

Dimensions: 32 pages, 6.23 × 7.37 × 0.62 in

Published: November 24, 2009

Publisher: Pan Macmillan

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 . . . Now in sturdy, board book format! 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. The Snail and the Whale is a delightful tale of adventure and friendship by the award-winning team behind The Gruffalo, Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.

About the Author

Julia Donaldson is the outrageously talented, prize-winning author of the world's best-loved picture books, and was the 2011-2013 UK Children's Laureate. Her books include Room on the Broom, What the Ladybird Heard and the modern classic The Gruffalo, which has sold over 13.5 million copies worldwide and has been translated into over sixty languages. Julia also writes fiction as well as poems, plays and songs and her brilliant live children's shows are always in demand. Julia and her husband Malcolm divide their time between Sussex and Edinburgh. Axel Scheffler is a star illustrator whose instantly recognisable, warm and witty illustrations have achieved worldwide acclaim and numerous awards. In addition to his picture books, Axel is the illustrator of wonderful novelty and gift books for Macmillan, such as the bestselling The Bedtime Bear, The Tickle Book and Mother Goose's Nursery Rhymes. He also illustrates the popular Pip and Posy series. Born in Hamburg, Axel now lives with his family in London.

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12