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A young snail dreams of having the biggest house—or shell—in the world. Then one day, his wise father tells him the story of another snail with the same dream. He grew and grew, adding bright colors and beautiful designs, until he found that his house came at a terrible cost. The young snail decides that a small, easy-to-carry shell might be best for a life of adventure and exploration.
A little snail changes his mind about wanting a big house after he hears a sad story
Number of Pages: 30
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Legends + Myths + Fables / Other
Series Title: Knopf Children's Paperbacks
Publisher: Random House Childrens Books
Age Range: 4-8 years
Author: Leo Lionni
Street Date: June 1, 1987
Item Number (DPCI): 248-48-9015
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