Elsie is still only a young elephant, but decides she should start looking for a job. But what would the perfect job for her be? Her mother encourages her to think about what she enjoys doing and together they decide that she might like to try being a chef. But when Elsie returns home after working in Zebra's Snack Shack, sad and unhappy, it's time to think about what else Elsie is good at. After trying lots of jobs, from being a musician to an artist, Elsie begins to give up hope. They've all ended in disaster! But when an emergency breaks out at the Snack Shack, Elsie's perfect job is found - a firefighter! Throughout the years, QEB has built this successful Storytime series. These charming books combine colorful illustrations with heart-warming narrative, each with its own unique message.
Besides being a writer of children's books, Jodie Parachini is a nonfiction editor who has worked in London, New York and Washington, DC. She has edited and produced titles such as 1001 Children's Books You Must Read Before You Grow Up. She has two daughters and currently lives in North London.Illustrator and artist Caroline Pedler has been working on children's books since 1999 and her work has been published worldwide. The illustrator of over 40 books for children, she lives in Cornwall, U.K.