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The Amazing Trail of Seymour Snail

The Amazing Trail of Seymour Snail

Lynn E. Hazen; illustrations by Doug Cushman

Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)




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!

Maryland Blue Crab Young Readers Award


Chapter One

Today's the Day

Seymour woke up in a happy mood. He took a puddle bath. He did his morning stretches, nibbled his leafy greens, and drank a bit of dew.

Seymour looked out his...


Praise for The Amazing Trail of Seymour Snail

“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

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About the author

Lynn E. Hazen; illustrations by Doug Cushman

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.

Lynn E. Hazen

Leslie Flores

Doug Cushman

From the Publisher

Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)

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