23 July 2007

Queenie - One Elephant's Story

The beautiful and nostalgic picture book 'Queenie-One Elephant's Storyby Corinne Fenton and illustrated by Peter Gouldthorpe was shortlisted for the Eve Pownall Award for Information Books. It was also a notable for the picture book category.

It tells the story of an elephant that lived at the Melbourne Zoo, delighting audiences for almost 40 years. Teachers notes provide many links to the curriculum. It's a delightful story and a beautiful book.