Description - The Elephant by Peter Carnavas
'Your dad won't fix your bike - until you fix your dad.'
Olive's father has a sadness so big that she imagines it as an enormous elephant following him around. Every day Olive sees the elephant, and every day she wishes it would go.
With the help of Grandad and her best friend, Arthur, Olive sets out to chase the elephant away.
But how can Olive move something so big?
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(195mm x 129mm x 11mm)
University of Queensland Press
Publisher: University of Queensland Press
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Author Biography - Peter Carnavas
Peter Carnavas writes and illustrates books for children and the grown-ups in their lives. His first book, Jessica's Box, was shortlisted for the Queensland Premier's Literary Award and the CBCA Crichton Award for Emerging Illustrators. He has since created many books, including Last Tree in the City, The Children Who Loved Books and Blue Whale Blues. He has recently illustrated Damon Young's series of humorous picture books that celebrate family diversity. He is a popular presenter in schools and his work has been translated into many languages, including Italian, Portuguese, Korean and Dutch. Peter lives on the Sunshine Coast with his wife, two daughters and a small, charming dog called Florence. www.petercarnavas.com