The Resource Elephant

Elephant

Label
Elephant
Title
Elephant
Statement of responsibility
Peter Carnavas
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An exquisite first novel from acclaimed picture book author and illustrator Peter Carnavas about Olive, Dad and his 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
Summary
Olive's father has a sadness so big that she imagines it as an enormous elephant following him around. Every day Olive sees the elephant, and every day she wishes it would go. With the help of Granddad and her best friend, Arthur, Olive sets out to chase the elephant away. But how can Olive move something so big?
Tone
Writing style
Illustration
Award
  • Children's Book Council of Australia: Notable Australian Children's Book, 2018.
  • Queensland Literary Awards, Children's Book Award, 2018.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10578893
Cataloging source
ANL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1980-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Peter Carnavas
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
700
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 3
  • 4
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Juvenile Fiction / Social Issues
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Elephant
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
ODILO:034300003374
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9780702260568
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Elephant
Publication
Control code
ODILO:034300003374
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9780702260568
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

    • Lionel Bowen Library and Community CentreBorrow it
      669-673 Anzac Parade, Marouba, NSW, 2035, AU
      -33.938111 151.237977
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