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

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By Avi, 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.

About the Author


AVI has written many acclaimed books for young readers, including The Secret School, The End of the Beginning, and A Beginning, a Muddle, and an End. His novel Crispin: The Cross of Lead was awarded the Newbery Medal, and Nothing But the Truth: A Documentary Novel and The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle were named Newbery Honor books. He lives in Colorado.            


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.

Praise For…


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


Product Details
ISBN: 9780152055325
ISBN-10: 0152055320
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: April 1st, 2008
Pages: 144
Language: English