Sand Elephant
Sand Elephant
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Sand Elephant

Written by Rinna Hermann & illustrated by Sanne Dufft
Published by Floris Books
Prices as of Aug 13

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Paul has no one to play with. The sandbox is empty. Or is it? As he digs and pats the sand, a shape appears: an elephant. Curling up under the elephant’s warm, sandy trunk, Paul drifts off to sleep. But then something amazing happens. The sand elephant stands up, and lifts Paul onto its back! The sand elephant takes Paul to a wonderful land where incredible sand animals and their children are laughing and playing together. But what will happen when the wind starts to blow and the rain starts to fall? In this delightful celebration of the power of childhood imagination, Rinna Herman’s story combines with pictures full of vibrancy and charm by acclaimed illustrator Sanne Dufft. This gentle story reassures children that friends from our imagination stay with us forever, so we need never feel alone.

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    Wishes and belief make playtime magical. Originally published in Germany, this book’s soft-edged art and straightforward layout create a traditional presentation. The text’s comforting message of resurrection is pleasant, if obviously not universal. Speckled watercolors make for a convincingly grainy texture in the predominant sand.(...) A classic-feeling book with some rough edges.

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    An uplifting story about resiliency and creativity.

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Book Details

ISBN
9781782506157
Publication Date
May 5, 2020
Original Publication Date
March 1, 2015
Original Publisher
Urachhaus, Germany
Page Count
28
Words Per Page
25
Audience
Picture
Reading Age
3 - 6 years
WorldCat Number (OCLC)
1121083739
ASIN/ISBN 10
1782506152

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