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Illustrated ByRachel Wells
PublisherUsborne Publishing Ltd
Publication date1st September 2011
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That's Not My Elephant
Written by: Fiona Watt
Illustrated by: Rachel Wells
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Julia Eccleshare's comment:
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.
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SynopsisThat'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.
About The Author
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). She 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.
Having joined Usborne in 1989, in 2003 Fiona became an editorial director, largely responsible for writing baby and novelty books, and art and activity titles. She has have written over 100 titles for Usborne Publishing, perhaps most notably the, ‘That’s not my ….‘ touchy-feely series..
Fiona lists her proudest achievement as being shortlisted for the Children's book of the year in the Galaxy awards in 2008.
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