When The Elephant Walks by Keiko KaszaWhen The Elephant Walks by Keiko Kasza

When The Elephant Walks

byKeiko KaszaIllustratorKeiko Kasza

Board Book | May 24, 2004

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A charming circular story where the tiniest animal just might be the most powerful.

When the Elephant walks, he scares the Bear. When the Bear runs away, he scares the Crocodile. When the Crocodile swims for his life, he scares the Wild Hog . . . and so on, down to the Mouse. And who could be scared of the little Mouse? The last spread answers this question in a way that will delight small children-and the endearing animals, rhythmic text, and hilarious illustrations will make this book a favorite.
Keiko Kasza was born on a small Japanese island in the Inland Sea of Japan. She grew up in a typical Japanese extended family with her parents, two brothers, and grandparents. Uncles, aunts, and cousins also lived nearby. "All the steps I took growing up were very normal," Ms. Kasza says. "The only unusual thing I did was go to college...
Title:When The Elephant WalksFormat:Board BookDimensions:30 pages, 5.25 × 5.1 × 0.67 inPublished:May 24, 2004Publisher:Penguin Young Readers GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0399242619

ISBN - 13:9780399242618

Appropriate for ages: Baby - 2


Editorial Reviews

"An unpretentious, thoroughly engaging book. . . Just right for use with preschoolers." (The Horn Book)

"Kasza brings delicious humor to this wonderfully simple tale. . . . A gem to share." (Kirkus Reviews, pointer review)

"Young children will giggle at the absurdity of the conclusion of this humorous story. . . Sure to be a poopular choice for preschoolers and beginning readers." (School Library Journal)