Can One Balloon Make an Elephant Fly?

Can One Balloon Make an Elephant Fly?

3.26 (291 ratings by Goodreads)
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Description

Dan Richards teams up with celebrated artist, Jeff Newman, to share a funny and vibrant picture book about how powerful a child's imagination can be...with a little encouragement. Evan asks a simple question, "Can one balloon make an elephant fly?" At first, his mother is too busy to answer. But when she takes the time to play the game with her son...magic happens.
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Product details

  • 0-5
  • Hardback | 40 pages
  • 193 x 257 x 10mm | 363g
  • English
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 1442452153
  • 9781442452152
  • 1,932,591

Review quote

"This book is a delight on so many levels....The illustrations are beautiful and seem almost to spring from the page....This is an easy and fun read-aloud that serves to teach many lessons about paying attention and letting our imagination take us where it will. VERDICT A timeless book with a contemporary feel that will satisfy readers and listeners."--School Library Journal "July 2016 "
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About Dan Richards

Dan Richards makes his home in the far, wet reaches of the Pacific Northwest (also known as Bothell, Washington) with his wife and two beautiful redheaded children. He has been known to confer with visiting pachyderms, helping calculate the lifting capacity of helium and tensile strength of latex. Can One Balloon Make an Elephant Fly? is Dan's first book with Simon & Schuster. Jeff Newman grew up in Ashland, Massachusetts, and attended The Art Institute of Boston. His picture books include Hippo! No, Rhino; The Boys; Hand Book; The Greedy Worm; and Found. He currently lives in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
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Rating details

291 ratings
3.26 out of 5 stars
5 11% (31)
4 27% (80)
3 42% (122)
2 18% (51)
1 2% (7)
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