The Snail with the Right Heart - A True Story

Author(s): Maria Popova

Picture Books

Based on a real scientific event and inspired by a beloved real human in the author's life, this is a story about science and the poetry of existence; about time and chance, genetics and gender, love and death, evolution and infinity -- concepts often too abstract for the human mind to fathom, often more accessible to the young imagination; concepts made fathomable in the concrete, finite life of one tiny, unusual creature dwelling in a pile of compost amid an English garden. Emerging from this singular life is a lyrical universal invitation not to mistake difference for defect and to welcome, across the accordion scales of time and space, diversity as the wellspring of the universe's beauty and resilience.


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General Fields

  • : 9781592703494
  • : Enchanted Lion Books, LLC
  • : Enchanted Lion Books, LLC
  • : 0.01
  • : April 2021
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Maria Popova
  • : Hardback
  • : Ping Zhu
  • : 56