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The Smallest Elephant in the World

Written by Alvin Tresselt and illustrated by Milton Glaser
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Mocked throughout the jungles of India, the smallest elephant in the world-no bigger than a house cat-has decided enough is enough. If he’s no bigger than a house cat, then a house is where he belongs! After a long journey, this smallest elephant in the world finds himself a home with a nice little boy inside. Unfortunately, the boy’s mother doesn’t believe elephants make suitable house pets… First published in 1959, The Smallest Elephant in the World, written by Alvin Tresselt and illustrated by Milton Glaser, is a witty, sweet, and funny tale of friendship, unlikely disguise, and the search for home.

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Who Wrote The Smallest Elephant in the World

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Alvin Tresselt

Alvin Tresselt was a beloved author of many children’s books, including White Snow, Bright Snow, which won the Caldeco Medal in 1948.

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Who Illustrated The Smallest Elephant in the World

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Milton Glaser

Milton Glaser is a graphic designer and illustrator. Famous for his “I ♥ NY” logo, he was the rst graphic designer to receive the National Medal of the Arts. In 1960, he and Shirley Glazer created If Apples Had Teeth (Enchanted Lion, 2017)—graphic and smart, silly and surreal, together they conjure a fantastical dream of “what if?”

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Book Details

ISBN 10:
1592702619
ISBN 13:
9781592702619
Publication Date:
February 12, 2019