Grandma Elephant's in Charge

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Grandma Elephant's in Charge
Written by Martin Jenkins
Format: Paperback
ISBN-10: 0763673811
ISBN-13: 9780763673819
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Grandma Elephant's in Charge

author: Martin Jenkins
illustrator: Ivan Bates

series name:
Read and Wonder

An entertaining, educational look at the everyday life of a family of elephants —who never forget who’s in charge. Grandma! In lively prose interspersed with fun facts, Martin Jenkins spins a striking story about this no-nonsense matriarch and her remarkable brood, while Ivan Bates brings the great beasts to rumbling, tumbling, lumbering life.

“Cheerfully informal. . . . Lighthearted and affectionate.” — Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books
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0763673811 /  9780763673819
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Non-Fiction - Picture Book / Paperback
age range:
5 yrs - 8 yrs
# of pages/size:
32 / 9 1/16" x 9 13/16"
grade range:
Kindergarten - Grade 3
Animals; Family; Science & Nature;
author’s comments:
Martin Jenkins, a conservation biologist, has written several nonfiction books for children, including Ape, Grandma Elephant’s in Charge, The Emperor’s Egg, and Chameleons Are Cool. He lives in Cambridge, England.
illustrator’s comments:
Ivan Bates is an author and illustrator of children's books. His works include Just You and Me, Do Like a Duck Does!
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