"Stand Back", Said the Elephant, "I'm Going to Sneeze" (Picture Puffin)

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The animals are panicking - if the elephant sneezes he will blow the monkeys out of the trees, the feathers off the birds and the stripes off the zebras. A move intervenes to stop such catastrophe, but the animals learn to their cost that an elephant's laugh can be as dangerous as his sneeze.

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Patricia Thomas was raised on a small farm in western Pennsylvania and attended a one-room school. She received a B.S. degree from Pennsylvania State University. The author of several rhymed picture book texts, she now works as writer and editor of publications at Marywood College. She lives with her husband in Carbondale, Pennsylvania. They have four children and ten grandchildren.



Wallace Tripp studied at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts. He has illustrated more than fifty children's books. Mr. Tripp and his wife run a greeting card company in Peterborough, New Hampshire. They have three children, two dogs, and two cats.

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