Greenwillow Books A Parade of Elephants Board Book
Greenwillow Books A Parade of Elephants Board Book

A Parade of Elephants Board Book

By Kevin Henkes

$7.99

Publication Date: May 5, 2020

+ -
Add to cart
Availability: On our shelves now

Ages 4 to 8, Grades P to 3

New York Times bestselling and Caldecott Medalist Kevin Henkes follows five joyful elephants as they march from dawn to dusk. Perfect for story time and bedtime for the very youngest readers. The Horn Book called A Parade of Elephants “Simply perfect.”

Up and down, over and under, through and around . . . five big and brightly colored elephants are on a mission in this board book for young children. Where are they going? What will they do when they get to the end of their journey? It’s a surprise!With a text shimmering with repetition and rhythm, bright pastel illustrations, large and readable type, and an adorable parade of elephants, Kevin Henkes introduces basic concepts such as numbers, shapes, adjectives, adverbs, and daytime and nighttime. This board book edition of A Parade of Elephants is an excellent choice for story time as well as bedtime sharing.

About the Author

Kevin Henkes is the author and illustrator of more than fifty critically acclaimed and award-winning picture books, beginning readers, and novels. He received the Caldecott Medal for Kitten’s First Full Moon in 2005, and won a Caldecott Honor and Geisel Honor in 2016 for Waiting. Kevin Henkes is also the creator of a number of picture books featuring his mouse characters, including the #1 New York Times bestsellers Lilly’s Big Day and Wemberly Worried, the Caldecott Honor Book Owen, and the beloved Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse. His most recent mouse character, Penny, was introduced in Penny and Her Song; her story continued in Penny and Her Doll, Penny and Her Marble (a Geisel Honor Book), and Penny and Her Sled. Bruce Handy, in a New York Times Book Review piece about A Good Day, wrote, “It should be said: Kevin Henkes is a genius.” Kevin Henkes received two Newbery Honors for novels—one for his newest novel for young readers, The Year of Billy Miller, and the other for Olive’s Ocean. Also among his fiction for older readers are the novels Junonia, Bird Lake Moon, The Birthday Room, and Sun & Spoon. Kevin Henkes has been published by Greenwillow Books since the release of his first book, All Alone, in 1981. His fiftieth book, the picture book Egg, was published in January 2017. Most recently, he is the author of In the Middle of Fall, Winter Is Here, A Parade of Elephants, and Sweeping Up the Heart.He lives with his family in Madison, Wisconsin. You can visit him online at www.kevinhenkes.com.

Format: Board Book

Length: 36 pages

Publisher: Greenwillow Books

Publication Date: May 19, 2020

ISBN: 9780062668295

Add to wishlist / Add to comparison

Linden Tree Books

  • Where Imaginations Grow
  • (650) 949-3390
  • 265 State Street, Los Altos, CA 94022
Copyright 2020 Linden Tree Books
Credit Card PayPal