How to Invite An Elephant to Tea

Children - Animals
24 Pages
Reviewed on 09/30/2014
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Author Biography

Genellyn Driver has been reading since she taught herself at 4 years old.

She is a lover of all books but has a special place in her heart for children's literature.

This book was written as an essay for her 8th grade creative writing class.

She was born and raised in Los Angeles, CA and loves being a Cali girl.

She is currently working on YA novels, and would love to write another children's book.

    Book Review

Reviewed by Mamta Madhavan for Readers' Favorite

How to Invite An Elephant to Tea by Genellyn Driver is a delightful story that kids will enjoy reading. The story is about how to invite elephants for tea and the type of preparations required before that. Elephants are elegant creatures and the book tells readers that there are four steps to invite an elephant to tea. The book tells us about the different types of elephants and how each of them should be made happy while at the tea party. The story takes readers through the tea party and demonstrates how to hold a good tea party that will become the talk of the town among all the elephants and will result in more elephants wanting to attend the next party.

The book is light, whimsical and funny. The illustrations are top class and add to the beauty and charm of the book. The characters and the scenes come alive with the help of the illustrations, making it easy for kids to relate to what the author is trying to convey. It is a good bedtime story book. Parents and grandparents will find it useful for their kids and grandkids. School libraries can also use it for their read aloud sessions. Books like these teach children a lot of new concepts, such as how to host a tea party, the steps to inviting the guests, the types of guests and how to throw a successful tea party. The tips are useful and the book is a fun read for kids.