- ISBN 9781406324419 / 1406324418
- Title Elephant
- Author Petr Horacek
- Category Picture Storybooks
- Format Paperback
- Year 2010
- Pages 40
- Publisher Walker Books Ltd
- Imprint Walker Books Ltd
- Language English
- Dimensions 261mm x 250mm
A contemporary picture book that encourages imaginary play as a young boy spends the day playing games with his imaginary friend, the Elephant.
Imaginative young minds will love this bold, contemporary picture book about a boy and his rather unusual best friend. A young boy spends his day playing games with his imaginary friend, Elephant. Real or not, when Grandma and Grandpa are busy, Elephant proves to be the perfect playmate! Illustrated with Petr Horacek's distinctive and beautiful collage style, this title encourages imaginary play as a young boy spends the day playing games with his imaginary friend, the Elephant.
"* “A warm and affectionate tale about the power of power an imaginary friend can wield.” Junior * “Imaginative young minds will love this bold, contemporary picture book.” Primary Times"
Petr Horacek trained at the Academy of Fine Arts in Prague before becoming a graphic designer, illustrator and painter. He won the Books for Children Newcomer Award with Strawberries Are Red (9781406325102) and What Is Black and White? (9781406325126). He is also the creator of the loveable Suzy Goose character who has featured in Silly Suzy Goose (9781406304589) and Look Out, Suzy Goose (9781406307139). Born in Czechoslovakia, Petr now lives in Worcestershire with his wife and two daughters.