Ellie the Elephant (Illustrated Edition) [NOOK Book]

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A young elephant named Ellie living in Thailand dreams of joining the elephant polo team and playing in the Elephant Cup polo tournament, but her parents want her to work in the rice fields. Will she realize her dream of playing elephant polo?

Book two in the World Adventurers for Kids Series, ?Ellie the Elephant? is an illustrated picture book that encourages children to follow their dreams. Inspired by the author?s adventures in Thailand and...
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Ellie the Elephant (Illustrated Edition)

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Overview

A young elephant named Ellie living in Thailand dreams of joining the elephant polo team and playing in the Elephant Cup polo tournament, but her parents want her to work in the rice fields. Will she realize her dream of playing elephant polo?

Book two in the World Adventurers for Kids Series, “Ellie the Elephant” is an illustrated picture book that encourages children to follow their dreams. Inspired by the author’s adventures in Thailand and real elephant polo matches, the story features Ellie the Elephant and her family, Monk the Monkey, and human boys Wasan and Wattana. Fun for kids and adults alike, the story will introduce them to the amazing game of elephant polo and inspire children to dream big.

The Illustrated Edition features 21 color illustrations. The Photo Edition features 21 illustrated photos.
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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940016775081
  • Publisher: Brilliance Press
  • Publication date: 3/31/2013
  • Series: World Adventurers for Kids , #2
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 1,344,967
  • Age range: 6 - 8 Years
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

M.G. Edwards is a fantasy, thriller, and travel writer. He is author of "Kilimanjaro: One Man’s Quest to Go Over the Hill," a non-fiction account of his attempt to summit Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest mountain. He also wrote "Alexander the Salamander," the first book in the World Adventurers for Kids series as well as a short story collection called "Real Dreams: Thirty Years of Short Stories." Edwards graduated from the University of Washington with a master’s degree in China Studies and a Master of Business Administration. A former U.S. diplomat, he served in South Korea, Paraguay, and Zambia before leaving the Foreign Service in 2011 to write full time. He lives in Bangkok, Thailand with his wife Jing and son Alex.
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