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Meet the Author: Sophy Henn

Welcome to Elephant Notes . . . our periodic take on some of the ideas, issues, and news impacting parents, children, and reading. This week...an interview with the author and illustrator Sophy Henn. This July one of our picture books selections features a...

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Meet the Authors: Bookworm Babies, Part 2

Welcome to Elephant Notes . . . our periodic take on some of the ideas, issues, and news impacting parents, children, and reading. This week...the second half of our interview with the authors of "Bookworm Babies". Dawn Tringas (l) with Valerie Friedholm (r) of...

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Meet the Authors: Bookworm Babies, Part 1

Welcome to Elephant Notes . . . our periodic take on some of the ideas, issues, and news impacting parents, children, and reading. This week...the first half of our interview with the authors of "Bookworm Babies". Elephant Books recently had the opportunity to sit...

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Meet the Author: Ben Joel Price

Welcome to Elephant Notes . . . our periodic take on some of the ideas, issues, and news impacting parents, children, and reading. This week...an interview with the author and illustrator Ben Joel Price. One of our June picture books selections has a monkey, a robot,...

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A Book Vacation(ish)

Welcome to another edition of Elephant Notes . . . our periodic take on some of the ideas, issues, and news impacting parents, children, and reading. This week...the idea of the book vacation. If you’re a parent taking your kids on vacation, chances are you’ll be...

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Our Five Steps to the Perfect Book

One of the most frequent questions we get asked is how we make our book selections and what we look for in an “Elephant Books-worthy” title. We thought this week we would give you some insight into that process. For starters, we’re firmly of the belief that there’s no...

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More About Us . . . Val’s Story

What do they want for their birthdays? I'm a mother of four children ranging from pre-school to middle school, and while I'm by no means an expert on raising children, I do have some experience. The question of what to get for the kids was first posed by my mother...

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More About Us . . . Stephen’s Story

I wasn’t an early reader. Sometimes that’s just the way it is with kids. As my mother, an educator of thirty-plus years is fond of saying: with kids and reading, at some point it just clicks. That point—from being read to, to doing the reading—is not something you can...

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More About Us…Trudy’s Story

Welcome to another edition of Elephant Notes, our periodic take on some of the ideas, issues, and news impacting parents, children, and reading. This week, one of the founders of Elephant Books, Trudy, shares her story and why she helped create Elephant Books. I’m a...

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The Perfect Baby Gift . . . Every Time!

Welcome to another edition of Elephant Notes . . . our periodic take on some of the ideas, issues, and news impacting parents, children, and reading. This week, our author tackles (and solves) the perennial question of the perfect baby gift. So, we’ve all been there....

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