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The Elephant's Pillow: A Chinese Bedtime Story
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The Elephant's Pillow: A Chinese Bedtime Story

by Diana Roome, Niki Daly (Illustrator)
 

Long ago in old Peking, a rich, bored young boy called Sing Lo asks his rickshaw man to show him the Imperial Elephant, who, people say, hasn't slept a wink since the old emperor died. When the animal gives Sing Lo a riddle, it takes all his ingenuity to solve it.

Overview

Long ago in old Peking, a rich, bored young boy called Sing Lo asks his rickshaw man to show him the Imperial Elephant, who, people say, hasn't slept a wink since the old emperor died. When the animal gives Sing Lo a riddle, it takes all his ingenuity to solve it.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781845077983
Publisher:
Frances Lincoln Children's Books
Publication date:
11/28/2007
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
9.40(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.10(d)
Age Range:
4 - 7 Years

Meet the Author

Niki Daly has won many awards for his work. His groundbreaking Not So fast Songololo, winner of a U.S Parent's Choice Award, paved the way for post-apartheid South African children's books. Since then, he has been widely published and has spoken in several countries. Among his many books, Once Upon a Time was an Honor Winner in the U.S. Children's Africana Book Awards, and Jamela's Dress was chosen by the ALA as a Notable Children's Book and by Booklist as one of the Top Ten African American Picture Books of 2000. Both live in Cape Town, South Africa.

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