Norman, the Slug With the Silly Shell

Norman is a slug who longs to be a snail – if only he could find a shell! And he’s prepared to go to hilarious lengths to get a proper shell of his own. A tennis ball… An apple… What will Norman use for his precious shell? And when he finally finds the perfect shell, will he be satisfied? Or will his dreams just keep on getting bigger? Laugh out loud at Norman’s crazy antics in this wonderfully colourful picture book from the creator of Barry the Fish With Fingers.

“Lovely glittery illustrations and simple text make this a must for pre-schoolers.” Daily Mail

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  • i loved it when slug found donut !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    25 October 2014

  • liked it

    I liked that norman wears underpants. the bit when he crashed was wonderful. I liked the different shells he tried on.

    18 June 2013

  • I like the cover and plot

    8 March 2013

  • not a very good book if you are over 5

    8 March 2013

  • It is about a slug called Norman who wants to be a snail but has to find a shell.

    5 March 2013

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    Sue Hendra

    Sue Hendra is the wonderfully funny, award-winning author and illustrator of picture books like Barry the Fish with Fingers.


    Sue Hendra won the Bishops Stortford Picture Book Award for her picture book Dave (illustrated by Liz Pichon) and the Lollies Best Laugh Out Loud Picture Book Award for I Need a Wee (illustrated by Paul Linnet).

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