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  • Published: 3 October 2016
  • ISBN: 9781101930908
  • Imprint: Golden Books
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 24
  • RRP: $5.99

LGB Richard Scarry's Polite Elephant


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A beloved Richard Scarry title from 1963 is now available as a Little Golden Book!

When it comes to visiting a neighbor, enjoying a meal, or hosting a playdate, no one does it with better manners than the polite elephant. Richard Scarry’s witty, colorful artwork of the elephant and his friends at play will delight young readers. They’ll want to follow the elephant’s gracious example as he waits in line for the bus, helps out, and passes the salt! Most importantly, they’ll learn just how fun and easy it is to be polite.

  • Pub date: 3 October 2016
  • ISBN: 9781101930908
  • Imprint: Golden Books
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 24
  • RRP: $5.99

About the Author

Richard Scarry

RICHARD SCARRY (1919-1994) is one of the world's best-loved children's books authors ever! Generations of children all over the world have grown up spending hours poring over his oversize books filled with the colorful details of their lives. No other illustrator has shown such a lively interest in the words and concepts of early childhood. Raised and educated in Boston, Scarry moved to New York after a stint in the army to pursue a career in commercial art. But after showing his portfolio to the editors at Golden Books in 1948, he found the perfect home for his children's books. In the extraordinary career that followed, Richard Scarry illustrated well over 100 books, many of which have never been out-of-print.

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