The Snail and the Whale (Paperback)

By Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler (Illustrator)

Puffin Books, 9780142405802, 32pp.

Publication Date: April 6, 2006

Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (3/30/2004)
Hardcover, Chinese (9/2/2008)
Hardcover, Japanese (10/5/2007)

List Price: 8.99*
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When a tiny snail meets a humpback whale, the two travel together to far-off lands. It's a dream come true for the snail, who has never left home before. But when the whale swims too close to shore, will the snail be able to save her new friend?

About the Author

Julia Donaldson lives in Glasgow, Scotland.

Praise For The Snail and the Whale

"Along with providing a resonant environmental message, the story lightly demonstrates that friendships come in all shapes and sizes.”—Publishers Weekly, starred review