Yellow Elephant (Hardcover)

A Bright Bestiary

By Julie Larios, Julie Paschkis (Illustrator)

Harcourt Children's Books, 9780152054229, 32pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 2006



Have you ever seen a yellow elephant, glowing in the jungle sun?
Have you seen a green frog--splash --turn blue?
Or a red donkey throw a red-hot tantrum?
In this bright bestiary, poet Julie Larios and painter Julie Paschkis cast a menagerie of animals in brilliantly unexpected hues--encouraging us to see the familiar in surprising new ways.

About the Author

JULIE LARIOS is a published poet and the author of two previous picture books. She was awarded the Academy of American Poets Prize, was nominated for the Pushcart Prize, and has taught creative writing at the University of Washington. She lives in Seattle, Washington. JULIE PASCHKIS has illustrated many books for children and has had a number of solo gallery shows. She lives in Seattle, Washington.

Praise For Yellow Elephant: A Bright Bestiary

*"The poems beautifully show how color and sound create mood and imagery."