Sophie's Snail

By Dick King-Smith

Illustrated by Hannah Shaw

Small but very determined, Sophie is everyone's favourite farmer-to-be! A classic story for young readers by the beloved author of Babe.

From the beloved author of Babe comes the first of six stories about Dick King-Smith's most adored (human!) character, the inimitable Sophie, re-imagined twenty years later by the witty, perceptive paintbrush of the award-winning Hannah Shaw. Sophie loves animals of all kinds, but how will she grow up to be a farmer if she is not allowed any of her own? She goes looking for creatures to keep in her menagerie, but all she seems to find is trouble – yikes! And there is one pest she certainly doesn't want around: her prissy new neighbour, Dawn...

Categories: Fiction

For readers aged: 5+

  • Publication details:
  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN: 9781406343052
  • Published: 05 Feb 2015
  • Price: £5.99
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  • Size: 198 x 129 mm
  • Pages: 96

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