A young snail seeks to prove he is the fastest snail in his hometown of Watercreek. He enters a race and finds himself lost in the woods. His racing buddies go on a quest to find him "Slinkie", holds on to his belief about courage and learns the true meaning of friendship. Children will enjoy this book. It is humorous, vivid in color, with wonderful characters that embrace each page and a beautiful storyline. This book is about believing in yourself, not giving up desires you may have or a goal and friends, who believe in you and support you. A great story that will bring joy and provide encouragement. Truly, a book for all to enjoy. A book a child will keep and remember.