by KEVIN HENKES
Up and down, over and under, through and around . . . five big and brightly coloured elephants are on a mission in this picture book for young children by Caldecott Medalist Kevin Henkes. Where are they going What will they do when they get there It's a surprise!
With a text shimmering with repetition and rhythm, bright pastel illustrations, large and readable type, and an adorable parade of elephants, Kevin Henkes introduces basic concepts such as numbers, shapes, adjectives, adverbs, and daytime and nighttime. A Parade of Elephants is an excellent choice for story time as well as bedtime sharing.