Elephantom by Ross Collins


Written by Ross Collins
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Elephantom by Ross Collins

When a phantom elephant turns up uninvited and starts getting a little girl into trouble, she has no idea how to make him go away. But her grandmother, with a menagerie of phantom pets herself, advises her to visit the Spectral & Son shop, as this strange place can sell her the solution - a box that lets her give the elephantom to their next door neighbour!

About the Author

Ross Collins

Ross was born in Glasgow, Scotland in 1972. He graduated from the Glasgow School of Art in 1994 with a First in Illustration. Since then he has illustrated over 100 children’s book and has written 8, winning many prestigious awards including the Scottish Children’s Book Award and Royal Mail Book Award.

Ross spends his time writing and illustrating children's books, walking by Loch Lomond and precariously swinging backwards on chairs. Ross can also be found scaring small children at book festivals and schools. He lives in Glasgow.

Photo credit, Chris Close.

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32 pages


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Templar Publishing

Publication date

1st October 2013



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