Some Smug Slug

Pamela Duncan Edwards, Author, Henry Cole, Illustrator HarperTrophy $6.99 (32p) ISBN 978-0-06-443502-4

A self-satisfied slug ignores its friends' alliterative warnings as it proudly climbs a slope that turns out to be the back of a hungry toad: ""Such a shock, such a shame. Such a succulent slug!"" Ages 4-9. (May)