17 Kings and 42 Elephants

By Margaret Mahy; Patricia MacCarthy; Patricia MacCarthy (Illustrator)
Dial Books, Hardcover, 9780803704589, 32pp.

Publication Date: September 1987

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Description
Where those kings are headed is a mystery, but no travelers ever had such a jolly time. Here is a royal romp through a tongue-twisting paradise. 32 full-color illustrations.



About the Author
Margaret Mahy lived in New Zealand and was internationally acknowledged as one of the most outstanding children s writers of her day. She was the author of more than two hundred books for children of all ages, two of which receivedEngland's Carnegie Medal and others of which have garnered numerous citations from the American Library Association. She was also the recipient of an Order of New Zealand, the highest honor a citizen can receive. In 2006 she receivd the Hans Christian Andersen award for her contributions to international children's literature.

Patricia MacCarthy is an illustrator who lives by the sea and downlands in Sussex with her husband and two young sons. She is the illustrator of "17 Kings" and 4"2 Elephants," a New York Times Best Illustrated Book of the Year.

Patricia MacCarthy is an illustrator who lives by the sea and downlands in Sussex with her husband and two young sons. She is the illustrator of "17 Kings" and 4"2 Elephants," a New York Times Best Illustrated Book of the Year.
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