The Snail and the Whale by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler First edition 2003
London: Macmillan (2003). First edition. 4to., glazed pictorial boards in matching dust jacket; 32pp; A very good copy, the lower board with a bump to the edge, the preliminary pages with handling marks, the dust jacket with a short tear to the tail of the spine.
The sixth book by the winning combination of Julia Donaldson and Illustrator Axel Scheffler. The story of a tiny snail saving the day on the back of a humpback whale – it was adapted by the BBC in 2019.