Rum-Tum-Tummy: The Elephant Who Ate

Rum-Tum-Tummy: The Elephant Who Ate

By: Holling Clancy Holling
Published by: The Gordon Volland Publications
Publication Date: 1927

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Rum-Tum-Tummy recounts the comeuppance of a naughty elephant whose ego is even bigger than his insatiable appetite. He spanks a warthog, rolls a hippo downhill, and performs other unkind pranks — but when he gets into trouble, the other animals rally to his rescue.

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Holling Clancy Holling's Stories from Many Lands Reprint

Holling Clancy Holling's Stories from Many Lands        
Reprinted in 2014 by Dover Publications
Available formats: Paperback
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Dover's Children's Classics


  • Little Big-Bye-Bye
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  • Rum-Tum-Tum

*Reprint of the Gordon Volland Publications, Minneapolis, 1927 and 1928 editions, and the P. F. Volland Company, Joliet, Illinois, 1926 edition.

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