Seymour has always dreamed of being a great artist. But he's shy about showing his artwork and, being a snail, he's slow. Who will hire him?
When Seymour finds a job at the Speedy Arts Gallery, he is thrilled-- until he finds himself sliming envelopes shut and delivering packages. Well, even great artists have to start somewhere. And who knows? Seymour's big break might be just around the corner!
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About the Author
LYNN E. HAZEN writes books for children of all ages. She lives in San Francisco, California.
DOUG CUSHMAN has illustrated many books for young readers and written a bunch, too, including the Aunt Eater series. He lives in Paris, France.
"Young gradeschoolers will enjoy all the talk about slime and goo, as well as the puns about a friendly spider, who is working on something big--the World Wide Web. Children will also cheer for the small creature, who oozes along at a snail's pace but triumphs in the end." --Booklist
"Engaging characters and winning art create a solid addition to the field of transitional literature." --Kirkus Reviews
"With only a few sentences and at least one illustration per page, this title is perfect for students transitioning to chapter books." --School Library Journal