When Mother and Father Elephant are lost at sea, their elephant son is left all alone. But not for long. Old Uncle Elephant, who has more wrinkles than the beach has sand, makes a new home for his young nephew. In his garden, he shows his nephew how to welcome the dawn with a good, loud trumpet. And when his nephew is reminded of his parents and starts to cry, Uncle Elephant knows how to make him laugh again. He even writes a song just for him to sing:
Tenderly and with humor, Caldecott Medalist Arnold Lobel tells a story of an uncle and nephew's love for each other and proves himself once again a master of stories for the beginning reader.
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Arnold Lobel (1933-1987) was the award-winning author and illustrator of many beloved children's books, including the classic I Can Read books about Frog and Toad, and the Caldecott Medal winning Fables.
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Book Description HarperCollins, 1981. Book Condition: Good. N/A. Ships from Reno, NV. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Bookseller Inventory # GRP95654475
Book Description HarperCollins. Library Binding. Book Condition: VERY GOOD. Very Good copy, cover and pages show some wear from reading and storage. Binding may have light creases. Lots of life left in these pages. Bookseller Inventory # 2719705015
Book Description HarperCollins. Library Binding. Book Condition: Fair. Bookseller Inventory # G0060239808I5N00
Book Description HarperCollins. Library Binding. Book Condition: Fair. Ex-Library Book - will contain Library Markings. Bookseller Inventory # G0060239808I5N10
Book Description HarperCollins. Book Condition: Good. . Writing inside. Bookseller Inventory # D08H-00660
Book Description HarperCollins, 1981. Library Binding. Book Condition: Used: Good. 0060239808. Bookseller Inventory # SellerskuHM0x0x1445
Book Description Harper & Row/Harpercrest, NY, 1981. Hardcover. Book Condition: NEAR FINE. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine DJ. Lobel, Arnold (illustrator). 1ST ED, 1ST PRT. 6 x 9. Stated 1st prt. Harpercrest library edition- not x-lib, not price-clipped. Uncle Elephant comes to the rescue when his nephew's parents are lost at sea & cares for him until they are found. A lovely copy. Small number & letter code on bottom of half title page/otherwise unmarked. Bookseller Inventory # 009300