Elephants Never Forget (Hardcover)

By Anushka Ravishankar, Christiane Pieper (Illustrator)

Houghton Mifflin Books for Children, 9780618997848, 48pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 2008



Crraack! Flash! Boom! When a terrible storm scatters a group of elephants, one tiny member of the herd is left behind in the loud, chittering jungle. Where can he turn? The water buffalo look nice enough, but he couldn’t become a part of their herd . . . could he?

Praise For Elephants Never Forget

"A simple tale of nature versus nurture brilliantly rendered." Kirkus, starred, Feb 1 2008 Kirkus Reviews, Starred

"[I]llustrations...suggest woodcuts, their bold and craggy black and appropriately watery blue lending the story energy." The Horn Book March/April 2008 Horn Book

"Varied compositions...match the dexterity of the text with a visual sprightliness." Publishers Weekly 2/25/08 Publishers Weekly

"The attractive, digitally created artwork, in black and periwinkle on cream, has the appearance of block prints." SLJ April 2008 School Library Journal

". . . the chanting, onomatopoeic verse . . . will energize storytimes.” 6/1-6/15/2008 Booklist, ALA