Pomelo's Big Adventure by Ramona Badescu
  

Pomelo's Big Adventure

Written by Ramona Badescu
Illustrated by Benjamin Chaud
Part of the Pomelo the Garden Elephant Series

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Synopsis

Pomelo's Big Adventure by Ramona Badescu

Here, for the first time, Pomelo leaves the safety of his garden, the only home he's ever known. Having found the courage to set off on an adventure, he takes to the road on a journey of self-discovery, hoping to find other elephants and clues about his origins. In these pages, Pomelo hears, sees, smells, and feels things he's never before experienced. And most miraculously of all, he learns about Papa and Mama. Indeed, he finds much more than he ever hoped or dreamed. Pomelo Begins to Grow was a New York Times Book Review Notable Book of 2011.Of Pomelo Explores Color, Pamela Paul wrote in the New York Times It's a book that's worth a second--and a third, and a fourth--look. And of Pomelo's Opposites, Sarah Harrison Smith wrote in the New York Times One of the pleasures of this latest book . . . is that although it is witty and occasionally profound, it doesn't feel pitched at adults. . . . Pomelo's Opposites is the kind of book that can be enjoyed, at its simplest level, for its charming drawings and warm colors, but there's more to be found on repeated readings. Ramona Badescu was born in Romania in 1980. She arrived in France at the age of eleven and started to write for children ten years later. She has written many wonderful books for children of all ages and currently lives in Marseille, France.Benjamin Chaud lives and works in the south of France. He has illustrated an impressive number of picture books and has written a few as well.

Reviews

Amid the cheery storytelling and dear illustrations, the very straightforward scariness surrounding solitude and self-reliance surfaces, along with some coping strategies. . . This jaunty little elephant provides a mammoth lesson for young readers about bravery, grit and fortitude. -- STARRED REVIEW, Kirkus Reviews Throughout Pomelo's Big Adventure, a gentle spirit of exploration leads the protagonist and the reader onward. Oversize pages filled with Mr. Chaud's witty, bright drawings that pop amid white pages reflect the elephant's sense of curiosity and openness to possibilities. -- New York Journal of Books Someone goes on a journey is one of the guiding precepts of narrative

About the Author

Ramona Badescu: Ramona Badescu was born in 1980 in southern Romania.She arrived in France at the age of 11 and started to write for children ten years later. She lives in the wonderfully diverse French city of Marseille. Benjamin Chaud: Benjamin Chaud lives and works in Paris. He has illustrated an impressive number of picture books and has written at least one as well.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback
40 pages

Author

Ramona Badescu
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Publisher

Enchanted Lion Books

Publication date

26th June 2014

ISBN

9781592701582


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