In the days before the Big Rains, many of the animals looked very different. This is the story of how Enormous Elephant came to wave his long trunk and swish his long tail on the Great Plains.
This is Book 12 in the African Animal Tales Series. See all African Animal Tales books here.
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Author: Mwalimu is the pseudonym of journalist and novelist Peter Upton and this was his first book for children.
Illustrator: Adrienne Kennaway moved from Kenya to London when she was 15 to study at the Ealing School of Art. Later she attended L'Academia de Belle Arte in Rome. It was on her return to Kenya that she began illustrating the pict...More about Mwenye Hadithi
Adrienne Kennaway studied at Ealing Art School and the Accademia di Belle Arti in Rome. A great lover of all forms of nature, she won the 1987 Kate Greenaway Medal for Crafty Chameleon. She lives in County Kerry, Ireland.
Adrienne's books for Frances Lincoln are This is the Oasis, This is the Reef and This is the Tree, Jungle Song and...