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Written and illustrated by Philip C. Stead
Published by Roaring Brook Press
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Sadie is on her way to deliver an elephant to her Great-Aunt Josephine, who lives completely alone and can really use the company.

She tries everything from mailing the elephant to boarding a plane, a train, and an alligator to get to her aunt’s home. Along the way she meets an array of interesting characters, including an odd postal worker and a gang of bandit monkeys, who all help her get where she is going.

This eccentric and hilarious story from Philip C. Stead, the author of the Caldecott-winning A Sick Day for Amos McGee and illustrator Matthew Cordell will surprise and entertain from beginning to end.

This title has Common Core connections.

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Philip C. Stead

Philip C. Stead is the author and illustrator of many acclaimed picture books including A Home for Bird, Hello, My Name is Ruby, Sebastian and the Balloon, Ideas Are All Around, Samson in the Snow, and the forthcoming All the Animals Where I Live.

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Book Details

ISBN 10:
1596439319
ISBN 13:
9781596439313
Publication Date:
March 3, 2015