Elephant Learns to Share: A Book About Sharing (Behaviour Matters)

Author(s): Sue Graves; Trevor Dunton (Illustrator)

Early Experiences & Issues

A lively picture book that examines the issue of not sharing in an amusing but reassuring way through animal characters - perfect for young children who don't want to share. The story offers a gentle way in to reinforce this good behaviour. At the end of the story there are notes for parents and teachers with suggestions of ways to help children deal with anger.

Elephant hates sharing anything. When Gran gives him a bat and ball set, he finds it impossible to play by himself. He needs to find friends to play with, but will anyone want to join his game?

It is part of a series Behaviour Matters, which is perfect for sharing with children as a gentle means of discussing their emotions, boosting self-esteem and reinforcing good behaviour. Each book has a fun story featuring fantastic characters which is backed up by suggestions for activities and ideas to talk through together. They support the Personal, Social and Emotional Development Area of Learning in the Early Years Foundation Stage.
'Excellent for sharing and encouraging discussion... we can all learn from the approach taken in this series.' Parents in Touch

PUBLICATION AUGUST 2016

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'Excellent for sharing and encouraging discussion...we can all learn from the approach taken in this series.' Parents in Touch

Excellent for sharing and encouraging discussion... we can all learn from the approach taken in this series. Parents in Touch

Sue Graves has been a freelance children's author for more than 17 years. She has written over two hundred books for children from pre-school up to 15+ years. She writes fiction and non fiction, plays and poetry across the age ranges.


Sue loves reading all sorts of books and is at her happiest when she has a book in her hand. She also loves painting in watercolours, playing tennis and badminton and going for long walks in the country with her husband and children.

General Fields

  • : 9781445142470
  • : Hachette Children's Group
  • : Franklin Watts
  • : December 2016
  • : 237mm X 190mm X 5mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Sue Graves; Trevor Dunton (Illustrator)
  • : Paperback
  • : Illustrated edition
  • : Trevor Dunton
  • : English
  • : 823.92
  • : 32
  • : Full colour