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So he pulled, and the Elephant’s Child pulled, and the Crocodile pulled…

So he pulled, and the Elephant’s Child pulled, and the Crocodile pulled…

Illustration for The Elephant’s Child, in Rudyard Kipling’s Just So Stories, published in a limited edition of 1,000 copies by The Folio Society, 2012. Watercolour on Saunders Waterford hot pressed; 255 x 180mm.

I shared a detail of the Bi-Coloured-Python-Rock-Snake a little while ago. Here is another of the foreground.

Elephant'sChildForegroundDetailPngThis illustration also accompanied an article by the author and former Children’s Laureate, Michael Morpurgo — who also wrote the introduction to this edition — in the books section of the Saturday Guardian on 5th January, 2013.

Many thanks to my friend, Marc, who saved this article for me.

Many thanks to my friend, Marc, who saved this article for me.

They spelt my surname correctly beneath the illustration, but added an extra letter to it at the end of the article.

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