A beloved Richard Scarry Little Golden Book classic from 1963!
When it comes to visiting a neighbor, enjoying a meal, or hosting a playdate, no one does it with better manners than the polite elephant. Richard Scarry’s witty, colorful artwork of the elephant and his friends at play will delight young readers. They’ll want to follow the elephant’s gracious example as he waits in line for the bus, helps out, and passes the salt! Most importantly, they’ll learn just how fun and easy it is to be polite.
About the Author
RICHARD SCARRY is one of the world’s best-loved children’s authors EVER! In his extraordinary career, Scarry illustrated over 150 books, many of which have never been out of print. His books have sold over 100 million copies around the world and are currently published in over twenty languages. No other illustrator has shown such a lively interest in the words and concepts of early childhood. Richard Scarry was posthumously awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Society of Illustrators in 2012.
Date of Birth:June 5, 1919
Date of Death:April 30, 1994
Place of Birth:Boston, Massachusetts
Place of Death:Gstaad, Switzerland
Education:Boston Museum School of Fine Art
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
A gem of a children's book! In the "showing" of how to be polite, it sweetly and gently "tells" children how to treat others as they want to be treated.