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Children's Fiction Elephants

Rhinos for Lunch and Elephants for Supper!

by (author) Tololwa Mollel

illustrated by Barbara Spurll

Fitzhenry and Whiteside
Initial publish date
Oct 2012
Elephants, Senses & Sensation, Rabbits
Recommended Age
4 to 8
Recommended Grade
p to 3
  • Paperback / softback

    Publish Date
    Oct 2012
    List Price

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A little hare is frightened away from her cave by a loud, booming voice that threatens to eat her. Many of her friends offer to help. Unfortunately each animal panics when it hears the voice claiming to be a monster.

About the authors

Tololwa Mollel is a children's author, dramatist and storyteller, who has written sixteen books and several plays as well as stories that he created or adapted for performance. His books include award-winning titles such as Orphan Boy, Rhinos for Lunch and Big Boy, and My Rows and Piles of Coins. His books have been translated into various South African languages and into Korean. He lives in Edmonton, Alberta.

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Barbara Spurll is best known for her renderings of animals with attitude. Besides her award-winning work on the Emma series, Barbara's artwork enlivens many other books for children, including Mooki and the Too Proud Peacock, The Flying Tortoise, and Rhinos for Lunch and Elephants for Supper! Born in England, Barbara now lives in Toronto, Ontario.

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