Mr. Elephanter

Mr. Elephanter Cover

Mr. Elephanter

By Lark Pien

Candlewick Press (MA), Hardcover, 9780763644093, 32pp.

Publication Date: September 28, 2010

Come visit the Elephantery, where Mr. Elephanter looks after the peppy elephanties A charming, quirky picture book debut by an acclaimed cartoonist.
Early every morning, Mr. Elephanter arrives at the Elephantery to care for his diminutive charges, who greet him with toots and trumpets. There are hugs and hellos all around They all eat pancakes, paddle and splash in the neighborhood pool, and parade through the bustling city. After naps, Mr. Elephanter pretends he's a tunnel, tower, and bridge, while the elephanties play all around him. In fresh watercolors exuding warmth and whimsy, Lark Pien introduces the doting Mr. Elephanter and the most adorable miniature creatures you ll ever meet.