The Snorgh and the Sailor

About the Book

The Snorgh and the Sailor is a picture book about adventure, friendship, solitude and soup, and is published in the UK by Alison Green books (you can find the website here). Written by novelist and philosopher, Will Buckingham, and illustrated by Thomas Docherty, the book tells the story of a Snorgh whose solitary soup-slurping is interrupted one night by the arrival of a sailor.

The Snorgh and the Sailor is available in both paperback and hardback. It has also been translated into German as RĂ¼ssel und Hase and into Finnish as Ronttu ja merimies.

On this site you can read some reviews of the book, investigate all kinds of intriguing Snorgh trivia, have a look at some early sketches, and read more about Will and Tom.