The Snail and the Whale

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Macmillan Children's, 2004 - Animal stories - 32 pages
24 Reviews

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.

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Review: The Snail and the Whale

User Review  - Rebecca - Goodreads

The Snail and the Whale is wonderful story for children told in rhyme. This story is about friendship and helpfulness between two very unlikely animals. The rhyming is consistent feature that would ... Read full review

Review: The Snail and the Whale

User Review  - Giles Knight - Goodreads

Julia Donaldson's books are always great and this one does bot disappoint. The adventures of the Snail and the Whale are fun and educational as they travel around the world together. Donaldson uses ... Read full review

About the author (2004)

Axel Scheffler has achieved worldwide acclaim for his illustrations, and his books have been translated into over 27 languages. He has a wicked eye for character and his humorous drawings are the perfect complement to Julia's witty, vibrant verse.Julia Donaldson (Children's Laureate 2011-2013) is a household name. Her wonderful stories are part of every contemporary family's life, through her bestselling books and brilliant live shows. She writes award-winning fiction, poetry, plays and songs as well as the picture books for which she is best known, including ROOM ON THE BROOM, WHAT THE LADYBIRD HEARD, THE PAPER DOLLS - and THE GRUFFALO. Julia and her husband Malcolm divide their time between Edinburgh and West Sussex.

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