Errol and His Extraordinary Nose by David Conway

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All the young animals at Acacia Tree School have a skill to show off  in the upcoming talent show...except Error the Elephant. Morris the Meerkat can conduct music, and Zachary the Zebra can't be spotted when he runs with his herd. The only remarkable thing about Errol is his lack of talent--and unusual nose. But when his dad gives him a book about elephants, the pachyderm discovers just how extraordinary he is, right down to the end of his nose.
 

About David Conway

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David Conway has written several picture books, including The Most Importatnt Gift of All, which was illustrated by Karen Littlewood and nominated for the Kate Greenaway Medal. Roberta Angaramo has illustrated more than thirty books for children. School Library Journal raved that her "lively illustrations" in Errol and His Extraordinary Nose "take center stage." She lives in Italy.
 
Published March 1, 2010 by Holiday House. 32 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books.

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Off he goes to show his book to fascinated classmates, sharing “the best talent of all…making friends.” While the message and outcome are no big surprise, Conway includes audience-pleasing details: The teacher is a tortoise (of course), a chorus of finches singing to an orchestra of meerkats and ...

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Errol the elephant has been written off by his classmates, and his chances of impressing anyone in the school talent competition are slim.

Mar 01 2010 | Read Full Review of Errol and His Extraordinary Nose

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