The Snail and the Whale

Author(s): Julia Donaldson

Picture Books

The thrilling tale of a tiny snail and a great big grey-blue humpback whale . . .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.The Snail and the Whale is a delightful tale of adventure and friendship by the award-winning team behind The Gruffalo, Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.


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THE SNAIL AND THE WHALE hardback sold 136,000 copies worldwide. THE GRUFFALO has sold over a million copies.Multi-award winning author/illustrator partnership.An inspiring tale of adventure and courageIrresistible rhyme.

Winner of Blue Peter Book Award (Best Illustrated Book to Read Aloud) 2005.

Julia Donaldson is one of the UK's most successful picture book authors, whose titles regularly appear at the top of the bestseller lists -- most notably the acknowledged modern classic and Smarties Gold Award winner THE GRUFFALO (0 333 71093 2), together with ROOM ON THE BROOM (0 333 90338 2) and THE SMARTEST GIANT IN TOWN (0 333 96144 7), all illustrated by Axel Scheffler. Julia is also much in demand for her brilliant events for children at schools, libraries and literary festivals.

General Fields

  • : 9780333982242
  • : Pan Macmillan
  • : Macmillan Children's Books
  • : October 2003
  • : 250mm X 280mm X 3mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : February 2020
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Julia Donaldson
  • : Paperback
  • : Illustrated edition
  • : Axel Scheffler
  • : en
  • : 823.914
  • : 32
  • : Picture books
  • : 32 colour illustrations