Follow a funny and charming French snail through a library as he searches for the book of his dreams.
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 won several accolades including the Stonewall Book Award and the Boston Globe-Horn Book Nonfiction Book Award. She lives in Berkeley, California. Sydney Hanson is a children's book illustrator and Pixar animator. She lives in Sierra Madre, California.
An Indie Bestseller!
A Spring 2020 Kids' Indie Next List Pick! Hanson's soft, colorful illustrations draw readers into Escargot's miniature world as Slater's wonderfully silly story is presented through a direct conversation between snail and reader--an incredibly engaging choice . . . Escargot is a treat! --Booklist Hanson's illustrations are warm and inviting, making Escargot the cuddliest snail ever . . . a fun interactive book that will have readers practicing their own over-the-top French accent. --School Library Journal Lovely and lovable through and through, A Book for Escargot will be a favorite. The book is a must for home, classroom, and public library collections. And on't miss the original, Escargot. While each story stands alone, these two books go together like butter and...well...you know! --CelebratePictureBooks.com