Gary la Gomme et le Suceur d’escargots

Gary la Gomme et le Suceur d’escargots- French edition


✰✰✰ level first novel

Follow the adventures of Gary la Gomme as he searches for the missing snails, in this simple, silly novel.


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Note: The description of this book has been translated to English in order to help anglophone parents and teachers better understand their purchases. 

Text: Lauria Jacques and Solomon E. K. Paine

Illustrations: Béatrice Maurais

The inhabitants of Farfouille Forest are in a panic! All the snails have disappeared! Forest ranger Gary la Gomme has to use his magical pink hair to find them before it’s too late! Along the way, he meets a strange tuba player named Esteban, square-leaved trees and Krigok the ogre, who’s having a barbecue. Go Go Gary la Gomme!

This novel contains: 

  • a complete, funny story
  • 63 pages of easy-to-read text
  • 23 vivid images of an unusual world
  • a lexicon of more difficult vocabulary 


This ✰✰✰✰ level first novel is designed for readers new to reading longer texts and those facing challenges with reading. This is a first chapter-book.


Text: Lauria Jacques and Solomon E. K. Paine

Graphic design and page layout: Catherine Lemay

Illustrations : Béatrice Maurais 

Editors Frédéric Thibaud, Christian Roy and Noémi Berlus


ISBN : ISBN: 978-1-77870-489-5

Level :✰✰✰✰ First novel , ages 8 and up


About spelling convention in this book

Facile à lire uses l’orthographe rectifiée for spelling, which makes learning to read easier. For example, you will see « ile » rather than « île », or « millepattes » rather than « mille-pattes ».

This orthography is recommended by le Conseil supérieur de la langue française, approved by l’Académie française and has been adopted by l’Office québécois de la langue française

To find out more :

Watch the Story of Gary la Gomme et le Suceur d’escargots


The Illustrations of Gary la Gomme et le Suceur d’escargots

Additional information

Weight 111 g
Dimensions 19 × 22.7 cm
Nombre de pages