"How I long to sail!" said the tiny snail.
The Snail and the Whale is a delightful tale of adventure and friendship by the unparalleled picture book partnership of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, creators of The Gruffalo.
One little snail longs to see the world and hitches a lift on the tail of an enormous 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's big plan that saves the day!
This handy board book format is perfect for younger readers. It features the classic story with a stunning redesigned cover and beautiful finish, making it a must-have for even the smallest Donaldson and Scheffler fans!
Also available in board book format and with striking redesigned covers are: The Gruffalo, The Gruffalo's Child, Room on the Broom, The Smartest Giant in Town, Monkey Puzzle, Charlie Cook's Favourite Book, and A Squash and a Squeeze.
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Number of pages: 24
Weight: 443 g
Dimensions: 173 x 191 x 20 mm
With its catchy, incantatory rhymes, the award-winning picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler is a favourite for reading aloud. * The Independent *
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“Beautiful version of an old favourite!”
A beautifully presented version of a book my children already loved. Receiving the board book has given my children a new love of the story, they we particularly enamoured by the page revealing the whale from nowhere.... More
“Wonderful children’s book”
This is such a wonderful book. Our kids love it. Keeps them interested with the pull out and twisty bits. The quality of the book really struck me. It feels so much more sturdy than other kids books and feels like it... More
“Always a good buy”
Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler are always a pair you can count on for amazing stories and pictures that really engage children and entertain the entire family. This book is no exception. It has a lovely message... More
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