The Saggy Baggy Elephant

The Saggy Baggy Elephant

By Kathryn Jackson; Golden Books; Byron Jackson

Golden Books, Hardcover, 9780307021106, 24pp.

Publication Date: September 1999

After a parrot makes fun of Sooki's big ears, long nose, and wrinkled skin, the saggy baggy elephant isn t too sure of himself. But once he meets some beautiful creatures who look just like him, Sooki celebrates with a joyful one-two-three-kick. For over 50 years, parents and children have treasured this tale, with gorgeous art by Gustaf Tenggren, the illustrator of "The Poky Little Puppy.

About the Author
Kathryn Jackson wrote dozens of Golden Books, among them The Saggy Baggy Elephant, which was also illustrated by Gustaf Tenggren.

Kevin "Kato" Hammond is an American musician and journalist. He is the owner and creator of TMOTTGoGo Magazine ( and TMOTTGoGo Radio ( Take Me Out to the Go-Go Magazine gains attention from outside media outlets for its designation as "the official gateway to a Washington, DC music culture," making Kato and Take Me Out to the GoGo a significant source of information to the window of the go-go music culture. His history as a musician includes performing and recording with the go-go bands Pure Elegance, Little Benny and the Masters, and Proper Utensils, as well as serving as the chairperson of history and archives for The GoGo Coalition