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Jacob Kramer, K-Fai Steele, and Claudia Zoe Bedrick (The Children's Book Podcast #491)

February 19, 2019

NOODLEPHANT 

 

Noodlephant is an elephant who loves pasta. The kangaroos do not like pasta. In fact, they make a law so that no one can enjoy pasta. But Noodlephant will not stand for this and sets out to protest the unfairness of the law and gathers others to demand change. NOODLEPHANT author Jacob Kramer (@jknotjk), illustrator K-Fai Steele (@kfaisteele), and publisher Claudia Zoe Bedrick of Enchanted Lion Books (@EnchantedLion) share the journey of this "pasta to protest" book, and how the trio is using the story to inspire and educate readers of all ages.

 

  

ABOUT THE BOOK: 

Famous for her pasta parties, Noodlephant is shocked when the law-loving kangaroos decide noodles are only for them!

 

Noodlephant won’t let this stand―Noodlephants can’t survive on sticks and branches, after all. Determined to do something to push back against an unjust law, she and her friends invent a machine that transforms pens into penne, pillows into ravioli, and radiators into radiatori. With that, the pasta parties are back! But that very night, the kangaroos come bounding through the door… ready to enforce their unjust laws. A zany tale full of pasta puns, friendship, and one Phantastic Noodler, Noodlephant, written by Jacob Kramer and illustrated by K-Fai Steele, explores a community’s response to injustice.

 

 

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR, ILLUSTRATOR, and PUBLISHER:

Learn more about author Jacob Kramer at www.jacobakramer.com

 

Learn more about illustrator K-Fai Steele at www.k-faisteele.com

 

Learn more about Enchanted Lion Books at enchantedlion.com

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