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Elephants Can Paint Too!

Elephants Can Paint Too!

Photographer: Katya Arnold
For Ages: 3 - 7
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I teach in two schools.
One is in the city.
The other is in the jungle.
Some of my students have hands.
Others have trunks.

Elephants live in Asia. They eat three hundred pounds of food a day. They spray water out of their trunks. Even so, they are a lot like you. They like to eat cookies and hang out with their friends. They even like to paint pictures.
In this true story you'll learn about an amazing class of elephants that are taught to become artists by an amazing teacher.
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  • Atheneum Books for Young Readers | 
  • 40 pages | 
  • ISBN 9780689869853 | 
  • September 2005 | 
  • Grades P - 2
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About the Author

Katya Arnold

Katya Arnold was born in Moscow and became an artist at age twelve. She has written and illustrated many books for children, including Baba Yaga: A Russian Folktale and Me Too!: Two Small Stories About Small Animals. She has also written two nonfiction books, Let's Find It!: My First Nature Guide and Katya's Book of Mushrooms, drawing on her passion for the natural world.
When she is not writing and illustrating, Ms. Arnold teaches art to children at Saint Ann's School in Brooklyn and to elephants in Thailand through the Asian Elephant Art and Conservation Project, an organization founded by her husband, the artist Alex Melamid. She lives in New York City with her family.

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