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Hooray for snail! He brings the mail... but he’s ever so slow! A hilarious story fun to share aloud together, or for children to tackle on their own. Reliable snail never fails to deliver the mail, but can he make it on time? With simple, rhyming text and phonic repetition specially designed to develop essential language and early reading skills. Also includes guidance notes for parents at the back of the book.

Book information

Age
3+
Key Stage
EYFS
Book Band
Green
BIC CBMC
A2M79
Accelerated Reader level
1.1 LY
Paperback
ISBN: 9781409550549
Extent: 24 pages
Dimensions: 210 x 210mm
Illustrator
Fred Blunt

Author information

Russell Punter

Russell Punter was born in Bedfordshire, England. From an early age he enjoyed writing and illustrating his own stories. He later trained as a graphic designer at art college in West Sussex before entering publishing. Since then, he has written over fifty books for children, including original fiction in both picture book and young reader formats.

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Press reviews

“This is a humorous tale which children will thoroughly enjoy whilst increasing their phonemic awareness... repetitive text increases the awareness of sounds and the rhythm makes the story flow.”
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