Patricia Thomas was raised on a small farm in western Pennsylvania and attended a one-room school. She received a B.S. degree from Pennsylvania State University. The author of several rhymed picture book texts, she now works as writer and editor of publications at Marywood College. She lives with her husband in Carbondale, Pennsylvania. They have four children and ten grandchildren.
Wallace Tripp studied at the Boston Museum of Fine Arts. He has illustrated more than fifty children's books. Mr. Tripp and his wife run a greeting card company in Peterborough, New Hampshire. They have three children, two dogs, and two cats.
" "Stand back," said the elephant,
"I'm going to sneeze!
I hate to alarm you,
But I don't wish to harm you...... Read more
It's amazing how a book that you read nearly 35 years ago can stay with you. I remember my dad reading this book to my first grade class. It's still my favorite book.Published 11 days ago by Kari Thomas
A lovely,whimsical story! My children loved it. I was happy I could find a copy for my grandchildren!Published 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
Both of my children love this book and they have for years. It is definitely their fav in our personal library! My oldest is 8 and my youngest is 3 and they can't get enough of it.Published 1 month ago by Buhrowgirl
I love the way this book about an elephant that sneezes. The story brings in all the different animals. Kids love this.Published 2 months ago by Joanne A. Moran
My kids loved this book years ago, I was pleased to find it again and give it to our expecting daughter.Published 2 months ago by Vera Mom Shopping
When an elephant sneezes, everyone runs, & in this book, you will quickly learn why! Children ages pre-school to mid-elementary (at least) will enjoy this funny tale &... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Grandma Carol Rose