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Baby Elephant thinks she's big enough now to have adventures all by herself - so she sets off, leaving her big wise mum behind.
But she soon realises that the world can be a scary place for the little elephant.
Perhaps she does still need her mum after all!
This is a truly delightful story that children (and adults) of all ages will enjoy.
It tells the tale of Baby Elephant who thinks she is big and brave and can tackle the world without her mother. But she soon learns that things that are lots of fun with mum can be very scary when she is alone...
But Big Wise Mother Elephant is always there, never far away and always offering her help when Baby needs it. And then Mother and Baby have a series of adventures together, teaching Baby that spending time with her mother can still be lots of fun.
This is a story that will let parents show their growing children that they can still have fun with their children, even when the children think they can do it all on their own...
The pictures are wonderful, with lively expressions on the characters faces, and beautiful details such as the stall in the village full of lovely fruit and buns, or the twirling winds that flick the leaves through the pages of the story.
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