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Issue Details: First known date: 2017... 2017 The Elephant
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'An elephant?’ Arthur gasped. ‘In your house? But... is it real?’

'Olive leaned a little closer and lowered her voice. 

'‘Well, that's the thing...’

'Olive’s father has a sadness so big that she imagines it as a large grey elephant following him around. With the help of her cheery grandfather and her best friend, Arthur, Olive sets out to chase away her father’s elephant.

'Beautifully written, this novel from acclaimed author and illustrator Peter Carnavas will stay with you long after you finish.' (Publication summary)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

    • Toronto, Ontario,
      c
      Canada,
      c
      Americas,
      :
      Pajama Press ,
      2020 .
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      Image courtesy of publisher's website.
      Extent: 176p.p.
      Note/s:
      • Published 17 March 2020.
      ISBN: 9781772781021 (hbk)

Works about this Work

[Review] The Elephant Sue Osborne , 2017 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , September vol. 32 no. 4 2017; (p. 36)

— Review of The Elephant Peter Carnavas , 2017 single work children's fiction

'Peter Carnavas's first novel is a gentle, whimsical and deeply affecting story about how children perceive and cope with, sadness and anxiety in themselves and others. Reminding me of Glenda Millard's Silk novels, The Elephant is destined to be a favourite of children and adults alike.' (Introduction)

[Review] The Elephant Sue Osborne , 2017 single work review
— Appears in: Magpies : Talking About Books for Children , September vol. 32 no. 4 2017; (p. 36)

— Review of The Elephant Peter Carnavas , 2017 single work children's fiction

'Peter Carnavas's first novel is a gentle, whimsical and deeply affecting story about how children perceive and cope with, sadness and anxiety in themselves and others. Reminding me of Glenda Millard's Silk novels, The Elephant is destined to be a favourite of children and adults alike.' (Introduction)

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