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The Child's Elephant By Rachel Campbell-Johnston

The Child's Elephant
by Rachel Campbell-Johnston

an elephant book you won't forget' - Michael MorpurgoWhen a baby elephant is abandoned on the African savannah, a young boy named Bat takes her back to his village and cares for her. But Bat's grandmother explains that Meya cannot stay with them for ever - the call of the wild will always be sounding in her soul.
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'I cannot trumpet this book loudly enough. Scary, funny, romantic, heartwarming; an elephant book you won't forget' - Michael Morpurgo When a baby elephant is abandoned on the African savannah, a young boy named Bat takes her back to his village and cares for her. But Bat's grandmother explains that Meya cannot stay with them for ever - the call of the wild will always be sounding in her soul. Then frightening rumours arrive at the village; rumours of kidnapping, suffering and war. Bat and his friend Muka are snatched, and catapulted into a new life of unimaginable terror. Will the bond between Bat and Meya strong enough to save them? A thrilling, heartbreaking and beautiful novel from an exciting new voice in children's books, Rachel Campbell-Johnston.

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Additional information

Sku
GOR006368935
Title
The Child's Elephant
Author
Condition
Good
Binding type
Paperback
Publisher
Random House Children's Publishers UK
Year published
Number of pages
400
ISBN 10
0552571148
ISBN 13
9780552571142
Prizes
Short-listed for Carnegie Medal 2014 (UK)
Cover note
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note
The book has been read but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact and the cover is intact. Some minor wear to the spine.