Tusk Tusk

Tusk Tusk

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Tusk Tusk by David McKee


Once elephants came in two colors: black or white. They loved all other creatures, but each set wanted to exterminate the elephants that were not the same as themselves. Peace-loving individuals ran and hid in the deepest jungle, and battle commenced. The war-mongers all succeeded. For a long time it seemed that there were no elephants in the world at all, not of any color. But then the descendants of the peace-loving ones emerged from the jungle, and by now they were all gray.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781842705797
Publisher: Andersen Press, Limited
Publication date: 09/01/2007
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 7.92(w) x 10.90(h) x 0.12(d)
Age Range: 5 - 7 Years

About the Author

David McKee's first book was published in 1964. His books are now published in many languages throughout the world, and many of them have been adapted for television. He is one of the leading contemporary children's book creators.

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Tusk Tusk 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This book was obviously written by a hippie! The grey elephants sit around and look at psychodelic butterflies after the black and white elephants kill each other. I thought it was a bit odd to read about the blacks wanting to kill the whites and the whites wanting to kill the blacks.....but my kids didn't read and hear it the same way I did. They loved it! It just goes to show how forced "PC" my generation has become and how little we know about the generations before us and their struggles. This book is just a tiny drop in the bucket of seeing how people of the time it was written; really felt and saw things.