Faithful Elephants: A True Story of Animals, People, and War

Faithful Elephants: A True Story of Animals, People, and War

by Ted Lewin, Yukio Tsuchiya
     
 

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A zookeeper recounts the story of John, Tonky, and Wanly, three performing elephants at the Ueno Zoo in Tokyo, whose turn it is to die, and of their keepers, who weep and pray that World War II will end so their beloved elephants might be saved.See more details below

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A zookeeper recounts the story of John, Tonky, and Wanly, three performing elephants at the Ueno Zoo in Tokyo, whose turn it is to die, and of their keepers, who weep and pray that World War II will end so their beloved elephants might be saved.

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"A moving and powerful statement about the insanity of war." Horn Book

"A moving and powerful statement about the insanity of war." Horn Book Guide

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780395861370
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date:
10/28/1997
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
32
Sales rank:
254,712
Product dimensions:
7.81(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.12(d)
Lexile:
AD640L (what's this?)
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

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