After learning that the creatures of the air had a grand celebration, Elephant, not to be outdone, decides to throw an even more glorious ball for the animals of the land.
What follows is a story of food, festivities, and fantasy: lions marching in flowing robes, monkeys making music, and dogs dancing the night away. Bright, whimsical artwork from beloved children's illustrator Pauline Baynes will make readers want to join the party!
A perfect read-aloud for all ages, this nineteenth-century story-in-verse will transport readers to another era in storytelling.
—from the dust jacket
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