Elephant And The Bad Baby

Paperback | January 5, 1971

byElfrida VipontIllustratorRaymond Briggs

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The Elephant and the Bad Baby is the classic story from Elfrida Vipont and Raymond Briggs. The Elephant takes the Bad Baby for a ride and they go 'rumpeta, rumpeta, rumpeta down the road.' They help themselves to ice creams, pies, buns, crisps, biscuits, lollipops and apples, and the shopkeepers follow them down the road shouting and waving. All ends well as the Bad Baby learns to say 'Please' and his mother makes pancakes for everyone. Elfrida Vipont worked as a teacher, singer and writer. She wrote over 30 books and won the Carnegie Medal in 1950 for Lark on the Wing. Raymond Briggs has produced wonderful children's books including the classic titles The Snowman, Father Christmas and When the Wind Blows - all made into immensely successful films. Raymond lives in Sussex. Look out for these other titles by Raymond Briggs: The Snowman; The Elephant and the Bad Baby; Father Christmas; Fungus the Bogeyman; Raymond Briggs's Christmas Little Library; The Father Christmas it's a Bloomin' Terrible Joke Book; Jim and the Beanstalk; Father Christmas Goes on Holiday

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The Elephant and the Bad Baby is the classic story from Elfrida Vipont and Raymond Briggs. The Elephant takes the Bad Baby for a ride and they go 'rumpeta, rumpeta, rumpeta down the road.' They help themselves to ice creams, pies, buns, crisps, biscuits, lollipops and apples, and the shopkeepers follow them down the road shouting and ...

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One day, an Elephant offers a Bad Baby a ride through the town, and so begins a delicious adventure and a "rumpetting" chase. But when the Elephant realizes that the Bad Baby has forgotten his manners, the chase ends with a BUMP . . . and tea for everyone!A classic story all babies, toddlers and their parents will love, warmly and witt...

Raymond Briggs is one of our most respected and beloved artists. Born in Wimbledon Park in 1934, he studied at the Wimbledon School of Art and later at the Slade School of Fine Art, and went on to produce a treasure trove of work. He has created characters that are now icons for generations of children, including Fungus the Bogeyman, F...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 10.1 × 8.1 × 0.15 inPublished:January 5, 1971Publisher:Penguin UkLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0140500480

ISBN - 13:9780140500486

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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