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A Book for Escargot
By (author): Dashka Slater Illustrated by: Sydney Hanson
9780374312862 Hardcover , Picture book English Children/juvenile: Interest age, years 4 - 6 Apr 07, 2020 Print Run: 50000
$22.99 CAD
Active 10.26 x 9.34 x 0.41 in | 400 gr 40 pages full color Farrar Straus & Giroux Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
JUVENILE FICTION / Animals / Insects, Spiders, etc.

*An Amazon Best Book of the Year and Indie Bestseller!*

InA Book for Escargot, the standalone sequel toEscargot--written by award-winning andNew York Times-bestselling author Dashka Slater and illustrated by Sydney Hanson--we follow a funny and charming French snail through a library to find the book of his dreams.

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? Perhapsthisis the book about the snail hero? Ooh-la-la!

Dashka Slater is theNew York Times-bestselling author ofThe 57 Buswhich also won the Stonewall Book Award and was a YALSA finalist.She has also written many other books, includingEscargotwhich won the Wanda Gag Book Award,Baby Shoes, The Antlered Ship,which was a Junior Library Guild Selection and received four starred reviews, andDangerously Ever After.She is also an award-winning journalist whose articles have appeared inNewsweek,Salon, The New York Times Magazine, and Mother Jones.She lives in California.

Sydney Hanson
is a children's book illustrator and Pixar animator. She lives in Sierra Madre, California.

Rep pick: Escargot’s standalone second adventure has him searching the library for the perfect book. Sorry-not-sorry to all those who are going to have to listen to me read parts of this adorable and hilarious picture book aloud in my outrageous French accent! —Dani Farmer

An Indie Bestseller!
A BestReviews Best Book of 2020!
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 . . .Escargotis 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

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