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Macmillan Childrens Publishing Group

Escargot

Award-winning author Dashka Slater and former Pixar animator Sydney Hanson pair up to present Escargot: a picky French snail who learns to try new things—on a plate and on a page—in these charming and quirky interactive picture books that are ideal for reading aloud.

  • A Book for Escargot
    • A Book for Escargot

    • Escargot
      Dashka Slater; illustrated by Sydney Hanson
      FSG Books for Young Readers

    • In this standalone sequel to Escargot, written by award-winning author Dashka Slater, we follow a funny and charming French snail through a library to find the book of his dreams.

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    • Escargot

    • Escargot
      Dashka Slater; illustrated by Sydney Hanson
      FSG Books for Young Readers

    • Escargot is a charming, funny, interactive picture book that is ideal for picky eaters and animal lovers alike.

      • Available in:

      • eBook

Dashka Slater

Dashka Slater is the New York Times-bestselling author of The 57 Bus, which won the Stonewall Book Award and was a YALSA nonfiction finalist. Her fiction includes the picture book Escargot, which won the Wanda Gag Book Award; Baby Shoes; The Antlered Ship, which was a Junior Library Guild Selection and received four starred reviews; and Dangerously Ever After. She is also an award-winning journalist whose articles have appeared in Newsweek, Salon, The New York Times Magazine, and Mother Jones. She lives in California.

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Sydney Hanson

Sydney Hanson is a children's book illustrator living in Sierra Madre, California. Her picture books include Escargot (Dashka Slater), Five Fuzzy Chicks (Diana Murray), Warts and All (Lori Haskins Houran), and How Do You Go to Sleep? (Kate McMullan). Hanson works in a combination of traditional and digital media to create her illustrations—her favorites are watercolor and colored pencil. She loves the outdoors and is a certified naturalist who spends most of her spare time poking around the woods with her Labrador retriever, Cash. Follow her on Instagram too see all of her latest animals and illustrations!