Eenie is a snail and he has a sparkly slug cousin. Snails and slugs are both called gastropods, originating from the Greek words gastros (stomach) and podos (foot). There are some 60,000 types of snails and slugs! They can live on land and in water. If you have seen a snail in an aquarium eating as it moves gradually along the glass, you can see why “stomach foot” may be a fitting name! Most Gastropods live in water. Snails and slugs are the main gastropods that can be found ashore as most live in water.
Snail is a common name used to describe all gastropod mollusks that possesses coiled shells especially when they are in the adult stage. Generally this term - snail— include sea snails, land snails as well as freshwater snails. Slugs and snails are mollusks, a group that includes shellfish, octopus it squid. There are over 60,000 types of snails and slugs. Those living in the ocean start life as hatchlings skimming about as tiny fish. Land and freshwater slugs and snails normally incubate from eggs.
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Eenie introduces us to some of his insect and animal friends, to different places, to the ways of the weather and to the wonderful world. Eenie also shows us how to feel happy and healthy! READ MORE >
Dr Linda Spedding creates this charming world of Eenie, the sparkly snail who enjoys wonderful adventures, sights and sounds - despite his very small stature- in a world where right values are illustrated and rhymed as memorable guides for young children.