Snail in Space (Hardcover)
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From bestsellers Rachel Bright and Nadia Shireen comes a charming picture book about a snail determined to beat the odds and achieve her dream of being the first snail in space.
Gail is not an average snail. Snails are small and slow, but Gail wants to blaze a different trail. “Be brave! Be bold!” she likes to say as she studies to be the first snail in space. It’s a long, hard journey, but Gail stays tough and strong. Can she follow her heart all the way to the moon?
About the Author
Rachel Bright is a bestselling author and illustrator, as well as being the brains behind the multi-million selling global card and gift phenomenon, the brightside. Her picture book hits include Love Monster, which has now been adapted into an irresistible TV series for CBeebies. She is also the author of a hugely popular picture book series, illustrated by Jim Field, whose titles include The Lion Inside, The Squirrels Who Squabbled, and The Koala Who Could (winner of the Sainsbury’s Book Award and the Oscar’s Book Prize). Rachel lives in Dorset, England.
Nadia Shireen has been described as one of the “best and brightest picture book creators working in Britain today” (The Observer, London). Her debut picture book Good Little Wolf received a mention in the BolognaRagazzi Opera Prima Award and won the UKLA Book Award. Other books include The Bumblebear, which was distributed to over 700,000 children as part of BookTrust’s Time to Read campaign, as well as Billy and the Beast and Billy and the Dragon. Nadia has been shortlisted for the Roald Dahl Funny Prize and the Waterstones Children’s Book Prize, and has been Writer-Illustrator in Residence for BookTrust. She lives in London.