It is moi, Escargot, your favorite French snail.

Today I am going on a trip to the library, where there are so many stories to choose from! Stories about dog superheroes…guinea pig detectives…and flamingo astronauts.

But sadly, none of these books is about a daring snail hero who saves the day. What is that you say? Perhaps this is the book about the snail hero? Ooh-la-la!

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is a beautiful French snail who wants only two things:

  1. To be your favorite animal.
  2. To get to the delicious salad at the end of the book.

But when he gets to the salad, he discovers that there's a carrot in it. And Escargot hates carrots. But when he finally tries one—with a little help from you!—he discovers that it's not so bad after all!

A charming and interactive picture book ideal for picky eaters and animal lovers alike.

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About The Creators

Dashka Slater has written many picture books, including Escargot, which won the Wanda Gag Book Award, Baby Shoes, and The Antlered Ship, which was a Junior Library Guild Selection and received four starred reviews. Her nonfiction young adult novel The 57 Bus is a New York Times-bestseller and won several accolades including the Stonewall Book Award and a Boston Globe–Horn Book Honor. She lives in Oakland, California.
Sydney Hanson is a children's book illustrator living in Sierra Madre, California. She works in a combination of traditional and digital media to create her illustrations—her favorites are watercolor and colored pencil. She loves the outdoors and is a certified naturalist who spends most of her spare time poking around the woods with her Labrador retriever, Cash. To see all of her latest animals and illustrations please follow her on Instagram @sydwiki.


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