The Smellyphant

The Smellyphant

by Gavin Buckley
The Smellyphant

The Smellyphant

by Gavin Buckley



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"At the top of the hill, standing all on his own
Is a curious creature a long way from home..."

Carefully crafted in such a way as to encourage little ones to join in with its bouncing rhyme, ‘The Smellyphant’ is an endearing tale about Samson, a whiffy wee chap, whose only wish is to find some friends.

There’s just one thing standing in his way...

... and unfortunately, a bath is out of the question!

Read some of the glowing reviews of one of Amazon's "Top-25 Most Read" children's books on Kindle...

“I read it to my husband as he was cooking dinner for us and we giggled the whole time. The story is told in a most magnificent Seuss style.
The artwork is astounding! I bought as a gift for one of the grands for Christmas. I can't wait to read it to them! Gavin is a superb bard.” Susette Williams, USA

"Delightful book with just beautiful storyline. The artwork on this book is amazing!" Grace Walker, UK

"Great illustrated book with a lovely story. The repeated refrains were quickly spotted by my group of 3/4 year olds at Nursery and added to the excitement . I'm sure it will become a favourite story very quickly." Carole Bielby, UK

“Rich imagination, a terrific sense of humor, and a sensitive side for folks who are different and feeling outside of the norm are all present in this terrific new book.” Grady Harp, USA

“The author has created a book that has a beautifully illustrated story with poetry that is sweet and rhythmic. The underlying theme of being different and making a meaningful contribution in society, even in the face of rejection, is a valuable lesson to both kids and adults. It teaches the importance of not judging others and understanding the value within us all.” Adrian Tuitt, Trinidad & Tobago

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BN ID: 2940152903706
Publisher: Gavin Buckley
Publication date: 03/02/2016
Sold by: Smashwords
Format: eBook
Sales rank: 1,344
File size: 13 MB
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Age Range: 5 - 11 Years

About the Author

Gavin Buckley is an author/illustrator based in Scotland (UK) with many years of experience producing professional artwork for industry. Having worked as a senior computer games artist for a number of years, he is now exploring his passion for story-telling and is establishing himself as a promising new talent in the world of children's books. As a father of a mischievous three year old (do toddlers come in any other variety?), much of his inspiration comes from the musings of his little boy. In fact, the best ideas for stories seem to come when his son shares his thoughts about the world around him over breakfast each morning. Toddlers seem to have a canny knack of reaching top gear all the while everyone else is still struggling to make sure their slippers are on the right feet.

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