The End of the Beginning: Being the Adventures of a Small Snail (and an Even Smaller Ant)

Avi (Author) Tricia Tusa (Illustrator)
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Description

Avon the snail has never had an adventure. And adventure, he has heard, is the key to a happy life. So with his new friend Edward the ant, Avon sets out on a journey to find the excitement his life has been missing.
This modern fable is filled with funny--and profound--insights about the meaning of things . . . great and small.

Product Details

Price
$6.95  $6.39
Publisher
Houghton Mifflin
Publish Date
April 01, 2008
Pages
143
Dimensions
5.55 X 0.42 X 6.76 inches | 0.33 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780152055325

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About the Author

Avi is the author of the Newbery Medal novel Crispin: The Cross of Lead and the Newbery Honor books Nothing But the Truth and The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle, among many other books for young readers. Catch You Later, Traitor was inspired by his own childhood in Brooklyn during the Red Scare. Avi now lives in Colorado. You can visit him online at www.avi-writer.com.
TRICIA TUSA has written and illustrated many wonderful picture books, including In a Blue Room by Jim Averbeck; Mrs. Spitzer's Garden by Edith Pattou; The Magic Hat by Mem Fox; The End of the Beginning by Avi; and her own Follow Me.

Reviews

"A charming tale."--Publishers Weekly
"A story that begs to be read aloud."--Booklist