Patrick Benson’s soft, expressive illustrations harmonize with Timothy Knapman’s reassuring story of a mother elephant and her son.
—The Wall Street Journal
Finely detailed, water-washed images of the Indian countryside emphasize the nervous excitement of new experiences and love between parent and child. … A thoughtful presentation of a youngster’s ever-expanding world.
—School Library Journal
A mother-child journey readers will want to share again, soon.
Beautiful illustrations in a naturalistic style perfectly complement this story about discovery, patience, and love.
—Midwest Book Review
Expressing the simultaneous longings for safe, familiar surroundings in one direction and new adventures in the other, this quiet picture book will speak to many young children.