When an Elephant Comes to School by Jan Ormerod


When an Elephant Comes to School by Jan Ormerod

This exciting and appealing picture book contains everything you need to know about making an elephant's first day at nursery school fun and happy. Packed full of useful tips about an elephant's behaviour in a classroom setting, this is a perfect book for any child who has ever dreamed of making more unusual friends during their nursery school day...


This exciting pictures book has everything a parent or carer needs to know about making an elephant's (and a child's) first day at school a positive experience. Child Care

About the Author

Jan Ormerod

Jan Ormerod (1946 - 2013) grew up in the fifties, in a series of small towns in Western Australia, with her three older sisters. As a child she drew constantly and compulsively, inspired by beautifully drawn schoolgirl annuals from England and secretly acquired American comics that were forbidden by her parents.

Her books have largely been a celebration and savouring of the positive experience of parenthood she truly had not anticipated–the fun, the warmth, and the love. Jan was acutely aware that picture books are almost always shared by the child and a caring adult.

She published more than 50 picture books in her lifetime, won many honours and awards, and her work is published in more than 20 countries.

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 3


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Publication date

1st September 2005



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