Julia Donaldson & Axel Scheffler - The Snail & The Whale (New Paperback)
The Snail and the Whale is a 2003 children's picture book written by Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Axel Scheffler.
It won the 2004 Early Years award for the best pre-school book, the 2005 Blue Peter award for Best Book to Read Aloud, and the 2007 Giverny award for Best Science Picture Book.
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.
"How I long to sail!" said the tiny snail. 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!
- Format : Larger, Thinner, Landscape New Paperback
- Condition : New Book
- Category : Fiction - Children's Fiction
- Published : 2003 (This Edition 2015 - MacMillan Children's Books)
- ISBN : 9781509801213
- SKU : B002397
- PPC : LL150gm
- RRP : £6.99
- Quantity Available : 1 only.
Full Colour. Fully Illustrated. 32pp.
"If bestsellers were decided upon by the number of prestigious awards a book had won then this one, with echoes of Edward Lear would be the blockbuster of all time. Julia really is a past-master of rhyme whilst Axel’s illustrations complement the text quite brilliantly." - LoveReading4Kids.
"With its catchy, incantatory rhymes, the award-winning picture book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler is a favourite for reading aloud." - The Independent.
Julia Donaldson CBE is an English writer, playwright and performer, and the 2011–2013 Children's Laureate. She is best known for her popular rhyming stories for children, especially those illustrated by Axel Scheffler, which include The Gruffalo, Room on the Broom and Stick Man.
Featured Author . . . Julia Donaldson
Axel Scheffler is a German illustrator and animator based in London. He is best known for his cartoon-like pictures for children's books, in particular The Gruffalo and The Gruffalo's Child, written by Julia Donaldson. He has also authored/illustrated the Pip and Posy series of books for children.