That's Not My Elephant by Fiona Watt
  

That's Not My Elephant

Written by Fiona Watt
Illustrated by Rachel Wells
Part of the That's Not My... Series

Baby and Toddler   3+ readers   
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Little fingers will love touching this book and laughing at all the things that show it is not an elephant! Ears that are too rough, a tail that is too tufty, toenails that are too bumpy. But what about the tusks? They are just right.

Synopsis

That's Not My Elephant by Fiona Watt

This is a lovely new edition of this popular title in the groundbreaking That's Not My... series. It combines bright, colourful illustrations with a variety of different textures to touch and feel, such as soft ears, bumpy feet and a tufty tail. It helps very young children develop important language and sensory skills. The series was awarded 'Best Buy' by the readers of Prima Baby magazine. It is an award-winning series shortlisted for the British Book Industry Stora Enso Award for Design and Production.

Reviews

'Helps very young children develop language and sensory skills' - Sheffield City Council'

'A fantastic range of indestructible chunky board books designed to appeal to inquisitive little fingers' - Mel Harris of Waterstone's

'A valuable and enjoyable learning tool' - Junior Parenting Magazine

'Wonderful book, can't recommend it more. Very impressed, excellent value for money and especially great for children with special needs' - Bizziebaby

About the Author

Fiona Watt

Fiona Watt graduated from Exeter University with a B.Ed. (Hons.), specialising in Psychology and Art and Design. After university she worked as a researcher and writer for a company which published educational material for places where children went on school visits (zoos, museums, stately homes etc). Fiona then taught seven, eight and nine year olds for five years; three years at a state school in Sevenoaks in Kent, and two years at The British School in the Netherlands in The Hague.

Fiona joined Usborne Publishing as an assistant editor in 1989, and over the years has been promoted to editor, senior editor, and then managing editor. In 2003, she became an editorial director at Usborne, largely responsible for writing baby and novelty books, and art and activity titles.

Fiona has written over 100 titles for Usborne Publishing including the phenomenally successful 'That's not my...' touchy-feely series. Other titles include large touchy-feely books on topics ranging from princesses to farms; cloth books with touchy-feely patches and flaps; a wide range of step-by-step art and activity books, including 'How to knit'; music books with CDs for babies and toddlers; 'Dolly Dressing' sticker books; Hide-and-Seek lift-the-flap books; bath books; cookery books and snap cards!

She also edits books written by her team of in-house writer/editors, which include step-by-step activity books and a series of young non-fiction, aimed at beginner readers.

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Book Info

Format

Board book
10 pages
Interest Age: 6 months +

Author

Fiona Watt
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Publisher

Usborne Publishing Ltd

Publication date

1st September 2011

ISBN

9781409536406

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