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Emily Brown and the Elephant Emergency

By Cressida Cowell
Illustrated by Neal Layton

  • Paperback
  • £6.99

By the bestselling author of the How to Train Your Dragon series comes a reissue of the classic tale of Emily Brown and her old grey rabbit called Stanley.

Emily Brown, Stanley the bunny and Matilda the elephant are busy going on adventures, but every time they get to a particularly exciting part . . . Ring! Ring! goes the Emergency Telephone and it's Matilda's mummy on the end worrying that Matilda isn't wearing her wellies, or eating properly or almost anything. How can Emily Brown persuade her that sometimes adventures are good?

This brilliant title from this award-winning team is a witty and poignant book about the importance of spending quality time with your children and allowing them to explore the world around them.

'A sensitive and witty handling of fears that has a valuable lesson for adults too. Great fun.' - Daily Mail

Written by Cressida Cowell, the bestselling author of the How to Train Your Dragon series. http://www.cressidacowell.co.uk/

Illustrated by award winning Neal Layton, creator of Stanley's Stick.
http://www.neallayton.co.uk/

  • Other details

  • ISBN: 9781444923438
  • Publication date: 04 Jun 2015
  • Page count: 32
  • Imprint: Hodder Children's Books
An absolute cracker of a picture bokk to stretch your imagination — Newbury Weekly News
No.8 in The Hit List - Over protective parenting causes problems in the latest in the delightful Emily Brown series — The Independent on Sunday
[A] delicious fantastical adventure — The Guardian
This zany story is full of fun as well as being an imaginative exploration of insecure emotional attachment...Quite superb — Books For Keeps
Aimed squarely at mums and dads who will be sharing this, the message is delivered in a light-hearted, wryly knowing way, with plenty of colourful, visual adventures for the young reader to enjoy — Carousel
A sensitive and witty handling of fears that has a valuable lesson for adults too. Great fun — Daily Mail
This zany story is full of fun as well as being an imaginative exploration of insecure emotional attachment. Layton's illustrations are perfect foils for the story. Quite superb. ***** — Books For Keeps
Neal Layton's artwork is an absolute joy. — INIS
Already firm favourites.. each story has been brilliant. — School Librarian
The latest in the delightful Emily Brown series. — Independent on Sunday
Great fun. — Daily Mail
Superb. ***** — Books For Keeps
Plenty of colourful visual adventures for the younger reader to enjoy. — Carousel
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