Small Elephant's Bathtime by Tatyana Feeney
  

Small Elephant's Bathtime

Written by Tatyana Feeney
Illustrated by

Synopsis

Small Elephant's Bathtime by Tatyana Feeney

Small Elephant loves water. Except, that is, when the water is in a bath. Mummy uses various incentives to entice him into a bath, but nothing works and Small Elephant goes into toddler meltdown before 'hiding' behind the curtain. Luckily, Mummy has one more strategy up her sleeve to get him over his sulk and into the suds. It's to use diversion tactics and laughter - and it's all down to the comedy value of Daddy in some rather fetching trunks! Told with Tatyana Feeney's trademark understated wit and highly individual artwork style, this story captures perfectly the trigger, experience, and dispersal of a toddler tantrum, with humour and a lightness of touch. Perfect for sharing with Dads!

Reviews

'Tatyana Feeney's individual style of illustrations with her simplistic pencil drawings and use of watercolours captures the bath time battle with humour in a way that's perfect to share with a young reader.' * Lucy Carlton-Walker, The School Librarian * 'a simple but stylish read ' * Lucy Carlton-Walker, The School Librarian * 'You would think that a small elephant would love bathtime, but not this one!' * Armadillo Magazine * 'A sweet, simple story to share together, and the ending is cheeky and sure to provoke giggles' * The Book Bag *'

About the Author

Tatyana Feeney grew up in North Carolina, where she spent much of her childhood reading and drawing. This developed into a love of art and particularly illustrations in children's books, so she gave up her abition to be a fire girl and studied Art History and Illustration. Tatyana now lives in Trim with her husband and two children. She has illustrated several Panda books with The O'Brien Press and is also the author and illustrator of Small Bunny's Blue Blanket, Little Owl's Orange Scarf, Little Frog's Tadpole Trouble and Small Elephant's Bathtime.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Tatyana Feeney
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Publisher

Oxford University Press

Publication date

6th August 2015

ISBN

9780192737380


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