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Thirsty, Thirsty Elephants

Written by Sandra Markle and illustrated by Fabricio VandenBroeck
Published by Charlesbridge
Goodreads Rating - 4.0 / 5.0
$16.99
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Target Age
32
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Picture
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Publisher Summary

Elephants never forget

During a drought in Tanzania, Grandma Elephant is in search of water for her herd. Little Calf follows along and mimics her grandmother at each stop on their journey. When Grandma leads them to a watering hole she recalls from years before, the elephants are overjoyed and Little Calf splashes about with her tender leader. Grandma’s persistence and powerful memory is something Little Calf will never forget. Based on true events.

Sandra Markle’s acclaimed nonfiction writing takes on a more lyrical style alongside Fabricio VandenBroeck’s gorgeous illustrations making this story of animal behavior accessible for younger readers.

Back matter includes further information about the phenomenon of a herd of elephants that survived a drought, as well as fascinating elephant facts.

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Themes:
elephants

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Book Details

ISBN 10:
1580896340
ISBN 13:
9781580896344
Publication Date:
April 4, 2017