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Yellow Elephant

A Bright Bestiary

Julie Larios, Julie Paschkis (Illustrator)


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Other Editions of This Title:
Hardcover (7/1/2008)


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.

Praise For Yellow Elephant: A Bright Bestiary

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

— Booklist

HMH Books for Young Readers, 9780152054229, 32pp.

Publication Date: April 1, 2006

About the Author

JULIE LARIOS is a prizewinning poet and a faculty member in the Vermont College MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults program.

Julie Paschkis has illustrated many award-winning books, including Yellow Elephant by Julie Larios, Glass Slipper, Gold Sandal by Paul Fleischman, and Night Garden by Janet S. Wong. She lives in Seattle, Washington. Visit her at