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Elephants Can't Jump...

..and Other Poems About Animals



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Elephants Can't Jump...: ..and Other Poems About Animals
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An anthology of children's poems about animals both big and small, ranging from the comic to the thought-provoking. The poets include Geraldine McCaughrean, John Cunliffe, Valerie Bloom and Brian Moses, and there are humorous illustrations to catch children's attention.

Table of Contents

Elephants can't jump; dolphins always keep one eye open...; imagine...; the seven brains of the caterpillar; the Galapgos flyers; African allsorts; artistic giant; crocodiles have no lips; the kids lot; the llama alarmer; the flight of the bumble bee; archer fish; invitation; sing hi for the ugly jawless fishes; incredible sole; the axolotl; amorous octopus; don't judge a bird by her looks; dragonfly; the miracle walker; and the prize for the smelliest creature goes to...; termites; flea smitten; four second memory; salmon says...; streetwise skunk; dreamless; a hippo got there first; how alpacas make their point; amazing lies.
Release date NZ
September 7th, 2001
Edited by Brian Moses Illustrated by Neal Layton
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
b&w illustrations
Belitha Press Ltd
Interest Age
Reading Age
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