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Pomelo Begins to Grow (Pomelo the Garden Elephant) (edition 2011)

by Ramona Badescu, Benjamin Chaud (Illustrator)

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Title:Pomelo Begins to Grow (Pomelo the Garden Elephant)
Authors:Ramona Badescu
Other authors:Benjamin Chaud (Illustrator)
Info:Enchanted Lion Books (2011), Hardcover, 48 pages
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Rating:****
Tags:Children's Books

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Pomelo Begins to Grow by Ramonoa Badescu

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A decent 'growing-up' book, with striking and inventive illustrations. It's a little overly "teachy", but children going through their own growing pains with relate with Pomelo and see themselves in his story. ( )
  shazzerwise | Feb 14, 2012 |
My six-year-old loves the art, but reading the English translation is rough going for me. Question marks abound--sometimes appropriately, in several instances inappropriately, as in: "He also asks himself if he will turn gray as he grows up?".

"There's no question, he want's [Sic] to know more." Alas, I didn't after that page. Hand this one to a pre-reader; don't confuse an emerging one. ( )
  ASKier | Nov 19, 2011 |
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When his favorite dandelion looks surprisingly small, Pomelo the garden elephant discovers that he is growing and then wonders about the mysterious process called growth.

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