Pen in Paw


Pen in Paw

  • Author Ages: 6-8
  • ISBN: 978-988-16801-8-1
  • Published: June 2013
  • Price: $80
  • Charity Beneficiary: Room to Read

Ever wondered how Diwali is celebrated by kangaroos in the outback or how they really feel about the sound of cicada bugs? How do barracudas celebrate Christmas under the sea, and what happens when they visit the dentist? Have you ever thought about why swans might not like Easter or how they have a good snow ball fight?

Meet these animal characters as they write in their diaries about grand adventures and everyday troubles… with pens in paw, wing and fin!

Writing workshop: Diary Picture Books

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Books for Charity

All ECP books are written by students in Hong Kong with net proceeds donated to our charity partners to support the valuable work that they do in Hong Kong and worldwide.

Charity partners include Room to Read, Make-A-Wish Hong Kong, Hong Kong Dog Rescue, The Hong Kong Red Cross, Foodlink Foundation, and Vision First.

About Our Authors

Young people often struggle to be heard, but Elephant Community Press offers opportunities for students to share their ideas with friends, family and the community at large. By publishing the work of young authors, ECP aims to demonstrate that there is an audience for well-crafted and thoughtful writing, no matter how old the writers are.

Our young authors range in age from 6 to 17 and attend both local and international schools in Hong Kong. They herald from diverse backgrounds, but share with us a passion for storytelling and the belief that everyone has something worthwhile to say.

ECP has worked with students from a wide variety of schools including Canadian International, German Swiss, Kennedy, Diocesan Girls’ Junior School, St. Paul’s Co-Ed, West Island, Braemar Hill, Diocesan Boys’ School, Singapore International, French International, HKIS, Glenealy and Renaissance College.

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