Laura Charlotte

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Philomel Books, 1993 - Elephants - 32 pages
4 Reviews
Glowing with love and security . . .--Kirkus Reviews. . . . a gently reassuring story about the love that spans generations and is handed down with toys.--Publishers Weekly. Full-color illustrations.

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User Review  - RachelHollingsworth - LibraryThing

A story of a stuffed elephant made for a little girl. The elephant was made by the main character, Laura's great-grandmother. Laura's elephant's name is Charlotte because her mother had named it the ... Read full review

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A young girl named Laura was having trouble falling asleep. Laura wanted her Mama to tell her the story about Charlotte, her stuffed elephant. The stuffed elephant was hand sewn by her Grandma for her ... Read full review

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About the author (1993)

Kathryn O. Galbraith is the author of more than fifteen books for children, including "Where Is Baby?", "Boo Bunny", and "Planting the Wild Garden", which was the winner of a 2011 Parents Choice Gold Award. She lives in Washington State with her husband, Steve, and her own little dog, Duffy.

Floyd Cooper was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He received a degree in fine arts from the University of Oklahoma. After graduating, he worked as an artist for a major greeting card company. In 1984, he came to New York City to pursue a career as an illustrator of books. The first book he illustrated was Grandpa's Face written by Eloise Greenfield. He received a Coretta Scott King Award for his illustrations in The Blacker the Berry and a Coretta Scott King Honor for Brown Honey in Broomwheat Tea and I Have Heard of a Land.

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