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Published by Gage Educational Pub. in Toronto .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Readers (Primary),
  • Readers.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Approved for use in Ontario schools 1986 for Primary English.

Statementfrom an idea by Tammy Cameron ; illustrated by Chuck Gammage and Steve Pilcher.
SeriesExpressways 2 -- Level 3 ; -- 26., [Reading corner 3 -- 26], Reading corner 3 -- 26
ContributionsCameron, Tammy., Gammage, Chuck., Pilcher, Steve.
The Physical Object
Pagination16 p. :
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18447341M
ISBN 100771567456
OCLC/WorldCa16181539

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  Gr 1–2—Mr. McLaughlin must make good on his promise to his children that if they ever come across a purple elephant they can take him home. When they stumble upon Ollie, the elephant is welcomed to the household by everyone but Ginger the cat and the downstairs neighbor, Mr. Puddlebottom, who is not appreciative of the raucous dance : Random House Children's Books.   With a text shimmering with repetition and rhythm, bright pastel illustrations, large and readable type, and an adorable parade of elephants, Kevin Henkes introduces basic concepts such as numbers, shapes, adjectives, adverbs, and daytime and nighttime. A Parade of Elephants is an excellent choice for story time as well as bedtime : HarperCollins Publishers.   Don't Think About Purple Elephants would also be a good book to contrast with Wemberly Worried, a classic picture book written by Kevin Henkes. Ask students to write about what is the same and what is different between the two books. While you're not thinking about purple elephants, you might also avoid thinking about pink and yellow : Jeff Barger. B. R. wrote: "I only know the Water for Elephants book at the top of your list which I read a few yrs back. Pretty good story. I also just learned of the book Jumbo." I enjoyed both books but the best book of them all imo is Modoc: The True Story of the Greatest Elephant That Ever Lived.