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4.25  ·  Rating Details ·  20 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
A boy with a passion for elephants sets out to buy one, only to meet with disaster.
Hardcover, 90 pages
Published January 1st 1976 by McGraw-Hill Companies
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A boy with a passion for elephants sets out to buy one, only to meet with disaster.

I found this children’s chapter book at an estate sale and was attracted by the cover, which shows one rather unhappy boy riding astride a toy elephant (bigger than he is), while another boy with a very satisfied smile on his face stands to the side. Well, given my own obsession with elephants (and books), I just had to have it.

What a delightful surprise! Sprout is so named because of his cowlick. He has a passio
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Kimberly Ann
Feb 16, 2016 Kimberly Ann rated it liked it
What can I say?

Sprout is very, very interested in elephants..... his dream is to one day ride one.

One of the little boys in his school has ridden one (or so he says)... but he is not a nice little boy.

One day, Sprout heads out for the zoo but ends up lost.... He accidentally runs into the housekeeper & her daughter. The little girl takes Sprout to the local secondhand store where she shows him a red plaster elephant holding up a table, which he promptly buys.

Sprout puts wheels on his elepha
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Rose
Jul 03, 2011 Rose marked it as to-read
I really liked childrens book by jenifer wayne. I have read "The night the rain came in" it was amazing.

However I am searching other books by this author to read online... any help?

I have been on scribd.. but its not there...
Wit
Nov 11, 2015 Wit rated it really liked it
These books were some of my favorite stories when I was little. I didn't know there were more in the series than the three my sister and I shared. They seem to be a little hard to come by anymore.
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Shelves: read-in-2003
I remember reading the book to my son but the details are very fuzzy.
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