Ellison the Elephant

Praise for Ellison the Elephant

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  • Benjamin Franklin Award Winner — Best Children's Book & Audio Book
  • Florida Reading Association 2005-2006 Children’s Book Award Nomination
  • 2007-2008 Buckaroo Book Award Nominee
  • Independent Publisher Book Award Semi-Finalist
  • 12th Annual International Self-Published Book Award Honorable Mention

A Teachers’ Pick for Best New Book
— Scholastic Parent & Child MagazineView Full Review (62kb)

“Drachman’s pachyderm tale has plenty of kid appeal. ”
—Lee Littlewood, Copley News Service


“Kids will love this heartwarming book…they will learn that to be unusual and different is one of the greatest qualities a being can possess!”
—Connecticut’s County Kids View Full Review (62kb)

“ ...a shining star above the masses…the CD included with thebook was a big hit, too ... an engaging theatrical experience.”
—Wichita FamilyView full review (65kb)

“...inspires readers to ‘find their own voice’, even if it’s unusual.”
—Kids Vermont


“The result is engaging...”
—AudioFile MagazineView full review (35kb)

“A simple lesson to learn about finding your own voice…this is a lot of fun!”