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The Snail and the Whale
Axel Scheffler and Julia Donaldson

A rhyming, eco-critical story about the relativity of prejudices and stereotypes, the importance of friendship and environmental protection: “This is a tale of a tiny snail and a great big, grey-blue humpback whale…”

· · 2003

Critical edition

Donaldson, Julia and Axel Scheffler. The Snail and the Whale. Puffin, 2006. 32 pp., ISBN 9780142405802

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