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In this playful and engaging new story from innovative picture book maker Richard Byrne, Elphie is lining up with the other elephants to start the long march to the watering hole at the back of the book. As the littlest elephant, he has to go last. But Elphie reallly wants to go first and he enlists the help of the reader to help him move up the queue. He almost manages it until the biggest elephant shuffles everyone back to their proper positions just as they arrive
at the watering hole. But the watering hole is already occupied by a very, very big and very, very selfish elephant. Elphie's resourcefulness saves the day and on the long march home, the other elephants decide that Elphie should go . . .*SPOILER ALERT* . . . you'll just have to read the book to
find out!

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14th October '18
Mi C read it themselves aged 5 aged 5
I Want to go First! 9780192749734
5 stars
First look: Really beautiful book to look at. Illustrations are fabulous throughout the whole book. Hardcover and a great size for children to hold too. 

Me and my children love this story. The characters are relatable to children and so much warmth from them.

Great book, with a a great moral behind it. 

Highly recommend for school beginners upwards 
11th October '17
I read it to PHanke aged 2 aged 2
I Want to go First! 9780192749734
5 stars
A very fun, interactive story about some cute elephants that take a trip once day to the watering hole. My daughter loved engaging with the story! 
20th November '17
I read it to EFB aged 5 aged 5 & to EJB aged 1 aged 1
I Want to go First! 9780192749734
5 stars
Another fantastic picture book from Richard Byrne. I love how he plays with the book format and creates great interaction with the readers! My 5 year old really enjoyed helping Elphie in his quest to get to the front of the line on the way to the watering hole, and my 1 year old found our squeaks and shouts very funny too! A great book for reading aloud, especially with more than one child!
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About Richard Byrne

Carrie Weston lives in Kent with 3 dogs, 3 cats and her son's hairy spider. Since graduating from Warwick University, she has had 18 books for children published, which she writes in a log cabin in her garden. She lectures at the University of East London and in her spare time loves football, skiing and walking in the rain with her dogs.


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