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The Snail and the Whale

The Snail and the Whale
Author: Julia Donaldson
ISBN 13: 9780142405802
ISBN 10: 142405809
Edition: Reprint
Publisher: Puffin Books
Publication Date: 2006-04-06
Format: Paperback
Pages: 32
List Price: $6.99

This is the tale of a tiny snail and a great big whale. The snail may be small, but she has huge dreams of seeing the world. So she hitches a ride on a friendly whale s back to see amazing sights. Icebergs and volcanoes, storms and sharks the two friends see it all together. And when the whale runs into trouble, the snail proves that even the tiniest creature can help a friend in a very big way. The creators of The Gruffalo and Room on the Broom have teamed up again to bring you this whale of a tale.

Publishers Weekly

In a starred review, PW wrote, "Along with providing a resonant environmental message, this story of a sea snail with an itchy foot lightly demonstrates that friendships come in all shapes and sizes." Ages 3-up. (Apr.) Copyright 2006 Reed Business Information.