Ellison the Elephant

Praise for It’s Me!

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  • Book Sense Spring / Summer 2005 Children's Pick
  • ForeWord Magazine Book of the Year Award Finalist
  • Independent Publisher Book Award Finalist

ForeWord Magazine dresses up their March / April issue with the lively cover art from
It’s Me!

“...good storytelling, theme, plot, character, and style.”
— ForeWord Magazine


“Humorous sound effects and Drachman’s rich, friendly voice and playful storytelling style make this a welcome entry to the genre.”
—Publishers Weekly View full review (108kb)

“Pleasant musical touches and occasional well-chosen sound effects...Children will enjoy this simple story and the fun way it's presented while following along with the book's cheerful illustrations.”
—AudioFile Magazine View full review (30kb)

“Young listeners will themselves blossom as they experience Patricia’s creative play and the warmth and support of her family.”
—Hidden Gems, Ingram Library Services, Inc. View full review (92kb)

“The CD tells the story with amusing sound effects...A bubbly, enthusiastic picturebook.”
—Midwest Book Review View full review (49kb)

“…charming book and CD set is sure to delight children…Bright, cheerful full-page illustrations show Patricia’s little world.”
—Through the Looking Glass Children’s Book Review View full review (143kb)

“It's Me! encourages its readers to cultivate and express their imaginations from an early age…beautifully illustrated by Isabelle Decencière…”
—Yogi Times

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“...performance on the CD is nicely done…the illustrations are very sweet…it has a great deal of charm.”