The Elephant


‘An elephant?’ Arthur gasped. ‘In your house? But... is it real?’Olive leaned a little closer and lowered her voice.‘Well, that's the thing . . . ’ Olive’s father has a sadness so big that she imagines it as a large grey elephant following him around. With the help of her cheery grandfather and her best friend, Arthur, Olive sets out to chase away her father’s elephant.Beautifully written, this novel from acclaimed author and illustrator Peter Carnavas will stay with you long after you finish.
Peter Carnavas
About the author

Peter Carnavas

Peter Carnavas creates picture books for children and grown-ups to enjoy. His simple yet poignant tales, accompanied by whimsical illustrations, combine to create layers of meaning. His first book, Jessica’s Box, was a CBCA Notable Book, and was shortlisted for the Queensland Premier’s Literary Award and the 2009 Speech Pathology Book of the Year Award.

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