Why Elephant Has a Trunk by


Why Elephant Has a Trunk by

You see, there was a time when Elephant had no nose. He was big, he was clumsy and he was very, very Smelly! Brilliantly colourful Tingatinga artwork tells the story of Elephant's transformation from a smelly, dirty beast with a short stubby nose into his glorious Tinga Tinga persona. Featuring the colourful cast of Tinga Tinga animals, when Elephant's nose gets 'snapped' by grumpy Crocodile it is stretched and stretched until it is a very useful long wiggly nose indeed!Terrumpett!


We're sure British children are going to come to love these African stories, inspired by rich indigenous artwork -- Michael Carrington, Head of CBeebies

About the Author

Tinga Tinga Tales is a brand-new animation from Tiger Aspect, makers of the hit children's animation Charlie and Lola. Tiger Aspect Productions are one of the UK's most successful BAFTA-award-winning television producers.Tinga Tinga Tales is inspired by traditional animal stories and the Tingatinga artwork of Tanzania and is animated in Nairobi, Kenya.

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 2


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Publication date

2nd September 2010



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