The End of the Beginning

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

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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.
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Product details

  • 0-5
  • Paperback | 143 pages
  • 139.7 x 170.18 x 12.7mm | 90.72g
  • United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • Illustrations, black and white
  • 0152055320
  • 9780152055325
  • 109,818

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

1,654 ratings
3.87 out of 5 stars
5 34% (560)
4 33% (542)
3 23% (374)
2 8% (133)
1 3% (45)
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