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  • Published: 18 April 2016
  • ISBN: 9780143507253
  • Imprint: Picture Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 40
  • RRP: $16.99

Little Elephants


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A warm-hearted story full of magic and intrigue from this world-renowned and much-loved picture-book creator.

The wheat is ripe, but the harvester is broken and a plague of locusts is on the way. It looks as if Jim and his mother may lose the farm. But when Jim shows kindness to a stranger, their fortunes are set to change in the most surprising way imaginable!

A warm-hearted story full of magic and intrigue from this world-renowned and much-loved picture-book creator.

  • Pub date: 18 April 2016
  • ISBN: 9780143507253
  • Imprint: Picture Puffin
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 40
  • RRP: $16.99

About the Author

Graeme Base

Graeme Base is one of the world’s leading creators of picture books. Animalia received international acclaim when it was first published in 1986 and has achieved classic status with worldwide sales of over three million copies.

Other favourites by Graeme Base include The Eleventh Hour, The Waterhole, Jungle Drums, Uno’s Garden, Enigma, The Legend of the Golden Snail, The Jewel Fish of Karnak, Little Elephants, The Last King of Angkor Wat, the Little Bug Books, Eye to Eye and The Amazing Monster Detectoscope. Graeme lives in Melbourne, Australia, with his artist wife, Robyn.

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Awards & Recognition

  • Australian Book Industry Awards

    Shortlisted • 2013 • Book of the Year for Younger Children

  • Speech Pathology Australia Book of the Year Awards

    Shortlisted • 2013 • Young Children


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