Elephant Soup

Elephant Soup

3.21 (32 ratings by Goodreads)
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The mouse has a favorite recipe. When a mouse is feeling blue, there is only one thing that can help perk him up--a big bowl of elephant soup. He doesn't need much to make the soup--vegetables, salt and pepper, and an enormous pot--big enough to fit an elephant. The mouse can't make the soup by himself. After all, he needs to capture an elephant. With the help of his friends, he manages to get an elephant in the pot. What happens next is not what the mouse and his friends expected. Here is the latest picture book from the imaginations of Ingrid and Dieter Schubert. With lively illustrations and a text that conveys an absurd sense of humor, this picture book is the perfect recipe for laughter.
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Product details

  • 0-5
  • Hardback | 32 pages
  • 216 x 259 x 10mm | 363g
  • English
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 1590788079
  • 9781590788073
  • 1,419,446

Review quote

Midwest Book Review (July, 2010)

"Elephant Soup" is a clever child's picture book about a fantastic adventure involving hundreds of mice, a large pot of water, simmering gently over a fire, assorted vegetables, and a volunteer elephant (to flavor the soup). Outrageous, funny, appealing and slightly daft, "Elephant Soup" is sure to entice a smile out of young readers age 2-6. Amazing full color illustrations bring "Elephant Soup" to vibrant life, while cheery, cooperative, friendly mice by the hundreds troop to create their own special brand of cheer. There is a trace of Lewis Carroll-like influence in "Elephant Soup," sure to be appreciated by children everywhere.
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About Ingrid Shubert

Ingrid and Dieter Schubert, a husband and wife team, are the creators of many award-winning picture books for children including "Amazing Animals, " recipient of a Nationa Parenting Publications Gold Award and "Where is My Monkey"?, ""recipient of a Golden Brush award (a Dutch award for best illustrated book). The Schuberts were both born and raised in Germany. Their first effort, "There's a Crocodile Under my Bed! "was a immediate success and was published in 14 countries. Now their many books for children are available in 21 languages.
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Rating details

32 ratings
3.21 out of 5 stars
5 9% (3)
4 28% (9)
3 38% (12)
2 25% (8)
1 0% (0)
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