Yellow Elephant

Yellow Elephant

A Bright Bestiary

Book - 2006
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Have you ever seen a yellow elephant, glowing in the jungle sun?
Have you seen a green frog--splash!--turn blue?
Or a red donkey throw a red-hot tantrum?
In this bright bestiary, poet Julie Larios and painter Julie Paschkis cast a menagerie of animals in brilliantly unexpected hues--encouraging us to see the familiar in surprising new ways.
Publisher: Orlando : Harcourt, c2006.
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780152054229
Branch Call Number: j 811.54 LARIOS J
Characteristics: 31 pages : color illustrations ; 24 x 27 cm.
Additional Contributors: Paschkis, Julie


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In real life elephants aren't yellow, of course -- but can they be in a poem? Of course they can! Just like cats can by pink and puppies purple. "Pink collar. / Pink bell. / Pink pillow. / Pink bowl. / And a pink yawn at dawn. / Outside, the city -- hot and hazy. / Inside, cool kitty / feeli... Read More »

Share a bestiary with the child in your life. Yellow Elephant is full of beautiful illustrations and a poetic tone.

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baretta Jul 01, 2011

First on my list of visually stunning books


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