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Gluey: A Snail Tale

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This is the story of a house . . .
and of the house-proud bunny who moves in and calls it home . . .
and of the largehearted little snail who lives on the outside and keeps everything together (with a bit of help from the Wee people).
As touching as it is hilarious, Vivian Walsh's story is perfectly matched by J.otto Seibold's spectacular art. Together they have created a st
Hardcover, 48 pages
Published October 1st 2002 by Harcourt Children's Books
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I bought it without cracking the cover. It was love at first sight. I love these two and their other collaborations (like Olive, the Other Reindeer and Penguin Dreams) and I super love snails so it was a no-brainer to buy it.

Unfortunately, I've read it twice to my nieces and other than the fact that it was too wordy and confusing for them, plot-wise, I don't remember anything else. Like anything that happened in it or what the characters were like. I love the cover, though. I just like their des
Gluey is a carpenter snail who lives on top of a charming little house, which he owns and takes care of. One day, a lonely rabbit named Celerina discovers the house and moves right in. She breaks one of her favorite vases and is amazed to discover it fixed the next day. Gluey starts fixing all her broken things, but she thinks it is magic and no one believes her when she tells them. So she decides to invite all her friends to a party at the house. Gluey finally manages to introduce himself to Ce ...more
Dec 01, 2012 Alexa rated it it was amazing
I had no idea that J Otto Seibold wrote (or co-wrote) an books other than Mr Lunch and Olive and I was thrilled to find out that Gluey exists. It's a super cute and the pictures are wonderful and now I'm going to check to see if Seibold has written any other children's books.
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I didn't really like the way the bunny acted in this story and it immediately turned me off from liking it. I'm also not a huge fan of the illustrations.
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