Julia Donaldson is one of the UK's best-loved and most successful authors of children's books. In addition to the Smarties Gold Award-winning The Gruffalo, her most recent collaborations with Axel Scheffler include The Smartest Giant in Town, The Gruffalo's Child and Charlie Cook's Favourite Book. Axel Scheffler has achieved worldwide acclaim for his humorous illustrations, and his books have been translated into over 29 languages. He has enjoyed particular success in his award-winning picture book collaborations with Julia Donaldson, but is also the bestselling illustrator of novelty books such as The Bedtime Bear.
The thrilling tale of a tiny snail and a great big grey-blue humpback whale... celebrate fifteen years of this much loved story with this special anniversary edition.