Slimy Snail sets out on a trail.
But where exactly does he go?
Up a hill, over a bridge, down a slope . . .

Things are not always as they seem in this delightful outdoor adventure by the acclaimed Ruth Brown.


Ruth Brown is the creator of some of Britain's best loved children's books, that have been shortlisted for many awards, including the Kate Greenaway Medal. She has created a great many picture books for Andersen Press and is highly respected as an author and illustrator. She was born in Devon and now lives in London and Kent.


Absolutely delightful! The delicate illustrations perfectly complement the story.

Parents in Touch


Books for Keeps

A timely reminder as to why children are never too young for picture books.

Financial Times

This charming book breathes quality with outstanding artwork.


Utterly charming . . . It’s the sort of book you’ll read again and again.

This book is absolutely delightful! Who would have thought a snail could have such an expressive face?

Parents In Touch

A lovely book . . . the large illustrations draw the reader and onlookers into the world of the snail.

Armadillo Magazine

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