The Adventurous Snail

Author(s): Dick King-Smith

Children Fiction

Snail on board! Siegfried loves to explore. One day his explorations take him on a big adventure - from his home in the grass, to the airport, on to an aeroplane and all the way to America! There he makes some very important friends, Mr Ambassador and Mr President, finds a new home in a sandwich box - and also meets the lovely Peggy Sue...Another magical, funny story from the master of animal tales, Dick King-Smith.


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A sparky story about a little British snail and his adventures in America, from the master of animal tales Dick King-Smith.

"The master of animal adventures" Independent on Sunday "The king of animal stories, King-Smith uses his language skills to the full to engage readers." Birmingham Post 20041002 "Dick King-Smith writes wittily, knowledgeably and lovingly about animals." Bournemouth Daily Echo 20041112 "Highly readable" Tower Hamlets Recorder 20040818

DICK KING-SMITH was a Gloucestershire farmer until the age of 45, when he gave up farming to become a primary school teacher. As a bestselling full-time author, his work received many awards including a Bronze Medal for the Smarties Prize of l997 for All Because of Jackson and the Children's Book Award in l995 for Harriet's Hare. In l992, he was also voted Children's Author of the Year. In l995, his top-selling title The Sheep-Pig was developed into a box-office movie, BABE, introducing hundreds of thousands of youngsters to his work. He died in 2011.

General Fields

  • : 9780552567411
  • : Random House Children's Publishers UK
  • : Young Corgi
  • : 0.126
  • : February 2013
  • : 185mm X 153mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : June 2013
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Dick King-Smith
  • : Paperback
  • : 823.914
  • : 80
  • : Illustrationsstrations