One day, Tua makes an accidental acquaintance--one with wise, loving eyes and a very curious trunk. And this elephant needs her help. From the bustling night market to the hallowed halls of a Buddhist temple and finally, to the sanctuary of an elephant refuge, this clever girl and her beloved companion find that right under their noses is exactly what each has been searching for: a friend.
About the Author
Taeeun Yoo has illustrated many books for young readers, including "So Many Days" and "Only A Witch Can Fly", both by Alison McGhee. Her first picture book, "The Little Red Fish", was awarded the Society of Illustrators' 2007 Founders Award. Her most recent, "Here Is the Baby", was a "New York Times" Best Illustrated Book. Taeeun studied Korean brush painting at Hong Ik University in South Korea and attended graduate school in illustration at the School of Visual Arts in New York City. She divides her time between Seoul and New York City. Visit her at TaeeunYoo.com.