The Obvious Elephant by Bruce Robinson

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An elephant wanders into a village-announced and unexpected-but no one has seen an elephant before! The villagers attempt to identify this visitor and finally rely upon a professor who runs tests and experiments to determine what Eric, a clever little boy, has been saying all along is true: indeed it is an elephant!

About Bruce Robinson

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Bruce Robinson is an Academy Award-nominated screenwriter of "The Killing Fields" and starred in the 1998 film "Still Crazy". He wrote and directed the black comedy cult classic "Withnail and I". He is married to illustrator Sophie Windham. Sophie Windham is the illustrator of Unicorns, Unicorns and The Mermaid and Other Sea Poems. Sophie and author Bruce Robinson are married and live in London, England.
Published October 2, 2000 by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC. 32 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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“Imagine a town, in a country, where a simple thing like an Elephant had never been seen, or even heard of .

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The combination of elephants and landscapes in which such animals are rarely seen—at rural British train stations, in libraries, drifting in oceans—will inspire grins in the most earnest listener.

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