Written by David Mckee
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A modern classic, this story about prejudice and conflict is more applicable today than ever. Once, elephants were black or white, and the two different tribes were at war, destroying each other until it seemed there were no elephants left in the world.
However, one day the descendants of the peace-loving elephants emerge from the jungle, and they are all grey.
Tusk Tusk by David Mckee
Once elephants came in two colours: black or white. They loved all other creatures, but each set wanted to exterminate the elephants that were not the same as themselves. For a long time it seemed that there were no elephants in the world at all, not of any colour. But, then the descendants of the peace-loving ones emerged from the jungle.
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Interest Age: To 5
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Andersen Press Ltd
3rd August 2006
Andersen Press Ltd is an imprint of Andersen Press
Andersen Press is one of the leading independent children’s publishers, publishing some of the biggest names in the world of children's books including the much-loved picture book characters the Little Princess and Elmer the patchwork elephant. Andersen Press is the home of many award-winning authors and illustrators including Melvin Burgess, Rebecca Stead, Satoshi Kitamura, Tony Ross, David McKee, Chris Judge and Jeanne Willis. Founded in 1976 by Klaus Flugge it won the Bologna Best Children’s Publisher prize in the European Category in 2016, the company’s 40th anniversary year.
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