Author(s): Jeanne Willis
When the other baby animals laugh at Elephant for not being able to jump, he sets out to prove them wrong. But hard as he tries, he just can't jump. Then he realises that he is able to do something that no other animal can - his strong, long trunk can make him a hero.
A glorious and funny celebration of individuality from the bestselling creators of Who's in the Loo?
Shortlisted for FCBG Children's Book Awards: Books for Younger Children 2015.
"Celebrates individuality. Beautifully told." The Literacy Classroom Blog "What a beautifully illustrated, fun-filled, heart warming story of a true hero" EYE "A glorious celebration of individuality from the creators of perennial favourite Who's in the loo? " The Bookseller, Fiona Noble "A gentle read that celebrates individuality." Books for Keeps "Wonderful, bright and inviting" The Bookbag
Jeanne Willis (Author) Jeanne Willis was born in St Albans and trained as an advertising copywriter at Watford College. She worked for various agencies creating press adverts and TV, cinema and radio commercials. She is now a full-time writer. Her hobbies include gardening, reading (non-fiction), natural history and collecting caterpillars. Jeanne has also worked on scripts for TV, including Polly Pocket and The Slow Norris, and a pilot TV series for Dr Xargle. She lives in North London with her husband and two children.Adrian Reynolds (Illustrator) Adrian Reynolds was born in South Wales, and after studying at Swansea College of Art and later at Cambridgeshire College of Art and Technology, Adrian worked at Heffers Children's Book Shop before beginning to write and illustrate his own picture books. Adrian's very first books were published in 1997 and since then he has published more than forty titles, including the hugely popular Harry And The Bucketful Of Dinosaurs series, written by Ian Whybrow. He has won the Red House Picture Book Award and the Sheffield Children's Book Award.