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Elephant's Child


No. of pages 36

Great for age 3-6 years
Rudyard Kipling's delightful story telling how the elephant got his trunk is given a stunning new interpretation by a top artist. Geoffrey Patterson has abridged the original text for a younger audience without losing any of Kipling's much-loved turns of phrase. Elegant and whimsical illustrations give a fresh, vibrant look to a classic story.


There are 36 pages in this book. This is a picture book. A picture book uses pictures and text to tell the story. The number of words varies from zero ('wordless') to around 1k over 32 pages. Picture books are typically aimed at young readers (age 3-6) but can also be aimed at older children (7+). This book was published 2009 by Frances Lincoln Publishers Ltd .

Geoffrey Patterson was formerly an interior designer and a set designer for the BBC. He is now an author/illustrator of children's books and was winner of the 1986 Smarties Prize. Rudyard Kipling died in 1936 and is buried in Westminster Abbey.

This book contains the following story:

The Elephant's Child

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