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The Great Elephant Chase By Gillian Cross

The Great Elephant Chase by Gillian Cross

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Gillian Cross's award-winning book The Great Elephant Chase has been read and enjoyed by young and old since its first publication. With a stunning new cover by exciting and talented illustrator Hannah Horn, this book is being reissued for a new generation of readers to discover and fall in love with.

The Great Elephant Chase Summary

The Great Elephant Chase by Gillian Cross

'A brilliant, galloping historical adventure story by one of my favourite writers.' Emma Carroll A giant Indian elephant. A wild journey across America. An enemy who will never stop. Tad and Cissie are on the run with Khush the elephant. Clammy fingered, steely-eyed Hannibal Jackson will do anything to capture the animal. Maybe even kill . . . Staying ahead means being faster and smarter-but how do you hide an elephant? Especially one with a mind of its own.

The Great Elephant Chase Reviews

An undoubted classic * Sunday Times *
A rollicking adventure of a book, taking you on a twisting journey across the USA that will leave you breathless. * Daily Telegraph *
a beautifully-paced exciting, genuinely rewarding adventure. * Guardian *
a wonderful tale of children and a performing elephant pursued by crooks across America. * Daily Express *
A brilliant, galloping historical adventure story by one of my favourite writers. * Emma Carroll *

About Gillian Cross

Gillian Cross has been writing children's books for over thirty years. Before that, she took English degrees at Oxford and Sussex Universities, and she has had various jobs including working in a village bakery and being an assistant to a Member of Parliament. She is married with four children and lives in Dorset. Her hobbies include orienteering and playing the piano. She won the Carnegie Medal for Wolf and the Smarties Prize and the Whitbread Children's Novel Award for The Great Elephant Chase.

Additional information

The Great Elephant Chase by Gillian Cross
Oxford University Press
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a new book - be the first to read this copy. With untouched pages and a perfect binding, your brand new copy is ready to be opened for the first time

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