Erica’s Elephant by Sylvia Bloom
Today is my stop on the Erica’s Elephant blog tour and today I’m here with a rather fun post (I hope!) where I have written you a little mini-story explaining what I would do if an elephant were to turn up on my doorstep!
But first, here’s some information about the book and the wonderful author!
About the Book
When Erica Perkins wakes up on the morning of her tenth birthday, the last thing she expects is to find a very confused elephant sitting on her doorstep. So begins an unlikely friendship. But can a small girl and a rather large elephant learn to live together in a tiny terraced house? And when the dastardly owner of the local zoo plots to steal the elephant, will Erica be able to outsmart him?
About the Author
Sylvia Bishop is 23 years old and has recently graduated from Oxford. She is one half of the brilliant improvised
comedy duo Peablossom Cabaret (www.peablossomcabaret.com).
ERICA’S ELEPHANT is her first book, and she intends it to be the first of many quirky stories for young readers.
How I Would React If I Found An Elephant on My Doorstep
Personally, I would probably panic… like, a lot. What would I do with an Elephant? There would be absolutely nowhere to keep the poor animal. Also, I’ve never actually been up close to an Elephant so that would also freak me out a little bit. But as well as all that, I also think I’d be pretty amazed by it. I love all animals so I’d probably pet it – as long as it looked friendly enough – and see if I could make it happy. I’d feed it and tell all my friends of course – and probably all of twitter too! I think, after the inital panic, I’d probaby want to keep the Elephant but would also know how dangerous for him that would be. If I lived in a book world, I might become best friends with the Elephant but as I don’t, I would probably find the perfect zoo for the Elephant to live in – like Ross does for Marcel the Monkey in friends – and then I would make sure to visist as often as I could so that neither of us forgot each other. Also, I would probably either write a blog post about the whole or ordeal or even an entire book about it!