9781910959428

Six Blind Mice and an Elephant

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  • ISBN13:

    9781910959428

  • ISBN10:

    1910959421

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2017-04-11
  • Publisher: Otter-Barry Books

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Summary

One day a tired old elephant plods out of the forest and falls asleep in a farmer's barn. Amid the ensuing commotion, six curious blind mice enter the fray:

'... An elephant is like a wall,' says the oldest mouse, as he falls against the elephant's massive, solid side. 'No,' says a younger mouse, touching one of the sharp tusks. 'An elephant is like a spear!'

A tree... a rope... a snake? Each mouse has his or her own interpretation after touching different parts of the elephant. But then the huge creature awakes - and only then is the full wonder of his being revealed.

Based on a classic Indian fable, Jude Daly's new picture book, set in the South African countryside, is an inspiring, multi-layered allegory.

Author Biography

Judy Daly is an internationally acclaimed author and illustrator, renowned for her delicately detailed illustrations. Her books include The Gift of the Sun, To Everything There is a Season, Lila and the Secret of Rain and Thank You Jackson. She lives with her husband, the author and illustrator Niki Daly, in South Africa.

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