Knappman, Timothy Soon illustrated by Patrick Benson. PICTURE BOOK. Candlewick Press, 2015. $16.99. Content: G.
One morning Raju the elephant and his mother begin a journey. They
travel for a long time and encounter many wild creatures including a snake, a
crocodile, and a snarling tiger. Raju's mother protects him from all the
scary animals all the while telling him that soon they will return home.
This is a sweet story about a mother's love, a child's trust, and the
forever bond that exists between them. The story is complimented by
Pre-K, EL(K-3)-ESSENTIAL AEB