Let's Read! The Snail and the Whale by Julia Donaldson


Let's Read! The Snail and the Whale by Julia Donaldson

Let's Read! books help make reading easy. The complete story and original illustrations of bestselling THE SNAIL AND THE WHALE by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler have been specially designed into an early reader format. Created with expert advice from a literacy consultant, this new version is intended to help and encourage children who are growing in reading confidence. Enjoy the story of a tiny snail who longs to see the world. How will she travel? By hitching a lift on the tail of a whale of course!

About the Author

Julia Donaldson

Julia Donaldson is the prize-winning author of the world’s most-loved picture books including What the Ladybird Heard and The Gruffalo, the latter of which has sold over 14 million copies worldwide, been translated into 50 languages and been adapted into a popular animated film. She was the UK Children’s Laureate from 2011-2013 and was awarded an MBE in 2011 for services to Literature. Julia lives in West Sussex and Edinburgh.

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 6


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Publication date

28th February 2013



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