The Right Number of Elephants Author:Jeff Sheppard "[In] a joyous twist on the counting-book concept, a girl decides how many elephants are needed to pull a train out of a tunnel, paint the ceiling, go to the beach.... Bond's well-executed illustrations [project] a contagious sense of movement. A puckish sense of humor prevails among elephants who skateboard, don sunglasses, act tough, and even ... more »wink at the audience." SLJ.
Learning to count? Elephants never forget so they can help in a most amusing and entertaining way! Lovely story and a great twist on counting concept books. Find a child to read this to. The words and pictures will bond you together. Excellent family fun!
Most counting books start with 1 and go up to 10. This one is different. It starts at 10 and goes backward, woven into a story about just how many elephants you need, just so you can do some remarkable things!