Little Ellie the elephant is the only kid at a grown-up party. No one is paying any attention to poor Ellie, and she can’t reach the food! Why must everything be for big people?
Then to Ellie’s surprise, she discovers a little chef mouse inside a hole in the wall, and he’s filming a cooking show! Ellie can see that his sharp senses are key ingredients for a successful tiny pie. Will this be the perfect snack that’s just her size?
As an added treat, Alice Waters has contributed a delicious tiny apple pie recipe perfect for little hands (and big appetites)!
Mark Bailey is an author and Emmy-nominated screenwriter. His previous books include American Hollow and Hemingway & Bailey’s Bartending Guide to Great American Writers. This is Bailey’s first book for children. He lives in Los Angeles with his wife and three children.
Michael Oatman is a collage and installation artist living in Troy, NY, where he is a professor of architecture at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. His artwork has been exhibited widely in the U.S. and abroad. This is Oatman’s first book for children and young elephants.
Edward Hemingway is a writer and illustrator with a lifelong love of elephants. His previous children’s books include Bump in the Night and Bad Apple: A Tale of Friendship, which was selected for the Society of Illustrators Original Art Show 2012. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.