This Orq. (He Cave Boy.)

This Orq. (He Cave Boy.) Cover

This Orq. (He Cave Boy.)

By David Elliott; Lori Nichols (Illustrator)

Boyds Mills Press, Hardcover, 9781620915219, 40pp.

Publication Date: September 1, 2014

Orq the cave boy LOVES Woma the woolly mammoth. But Mom says Woma shed; Woma smell; Woma not house-trained. Is there any way Orq can convince his mother that Woma belongs with them? Orq has a plan. Well, kind of. Good thing Woma always nearby. An adorable friendship story at its core, This Orq. (He Cave Boy.) is filled with humor and heart.

About the Author
David Elliott is the author of many picture books and novels for young people, including The New York Times Bestselling And Here s to You!. Among the many honors his books have received are: The International Reading Association Children s Choice Award; Bank Street College Best of the Best; Chicago Public Library Best of the Best; NY Public Library Best Books for Children; ALA Notable; and the Parents Guide to Media Award. David teaches at Lesley University, Cambridge, MA, where he is a faculty mentor in the Low Residency MFA Program in Creative Writing. This is David s second Gemma Open Door title; The Tiger s Back was published in 2012. Visit David at .