8 edition of The girl and the elephant found in the catalog.
A girl becomes good friends with the elephant she visits at the zoo, and when he returns to Africa, she wonders if she will ever see him again.
|Statement||Nicole de Cock ; [translation by Lorraine T. Miller].|
|Contributions||Miller, Lorraine T.|
|LC Classifications||PZ7.C639779 Gi 2004|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||1 v. (unpaged) :|
|LC Control Number||2003028257|
The Girl Who Stole an Elephant is the Waterstones Children’s Book of the Month for January! January 2, Waterstones have announced their Books of the Month for January – and we’re absolutely delighted that The Girl Who Stole an Elephant has been chosen as their Children’s Book of the Month! Review By CAROLYN M. MULLIN. In the same spirit as The Little Prince comes this otherworldly tale of a young girl who befriends an elephant at the local zoo. A vulture, chimps, and of course the elephant look forlorn behind the bars of their barren cages/enclosures. A carrot entices the elephant to consider this potential young ally and eventually “they play an elephant game.
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Thief. Rebel. Bandit. Hero? Chaya usually has an answer for everything. But stealing the Queen's jewels, even for the best of reasons, is not something she can talk her way out of. So she makes her great escape on the back of a gorgeous, stolen elephant and leads her friends on a noisy, fraught, joyous adventure through the jungle where revolution is stirring and leeches lurk. The Girl Who Stole an Elephant is out now with Nosy Crow and currently Waterstone’s Children’s Book of the Month. The views expressed may not reflect those of the FCBG. ← Previous Post Next Post →.
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A Classic Tale of Enduring FriendshipThe girl visits the zoo, mostly to see the elephant. Together, they love to play elephant games and they love to play girl games.
Then one day, the elephant is gone, back to Africa. How is he doing there. Does he miss her, too. Finally, the girl decides to make the long journey. She searches day and night/5.
The Girl and Her Elephant 1st Edition by Nate Norman (Author)Format: Paperback. The child enlists the aid of a swift to find the elephant, then journeys to Africa.
The strength of the book is in the starkly drawn, affecting illustrations. The Girl Who Stole an Elephant is the debut book from Nizrana Farook.
Being an avid traveller, I adore stories which have other countries and cultures at their heart. Farook was born and raised in Sri Lanka and she immerses the reader into the country and its wonders in this thrilling adventure about criminal acts, bandits, a tyrannical ruler, revolution and a royal elephant/5.
Elephant Girl: The myth and the enigma For those of us who grew up on songs of young maidens pining away for their mahout bondhus, Chitta Ranjan Pathak’s debut novel The Elephant Girl was nothing less than a delightful treat.
The book takes us to the western part of Assam and is set in the colonial period. Needless to say that undivided [ ]. Chitta Ranjan’s maiden novel ‘The Elephant Girl’- set in the late years of the British Raj- traverses through the forests of eastern India.
It was that time of history when tales about a mythical girl riding a wild pachyderm was prevalent in the region bordering Assam and Bengal. Best book ever!.
The Girl Who Stole An Elephant is captivating, thrilling and adventurous. I finished it in half an hour. I couldn’t put it down. Hazel, England, 03 March More books like this. Asha and the Spirit Bird. Author: Jasbinder Bilan.5/5(2).
Write a Review Chaya, a no-nonsense, outspoken hero, leads her friends and a gorgeous elephant on a noisy, fraught, joyous adventure through the jungle where revolution is stirring and leeches lurk. Will stealing the queen's jewels be the beginning or the end of everything for the intrepid gang.
With cover illustration by David Dean.5/5(18). The Girl Who Stole an Elephant (ISBN: ) Rainforest set Robin Hood story with a wonderfully fiery young protagonist Becoming a member of the LoveReading4Kids community is free.
No catches, no fine print just unconditional book loving for your children with their favourites saved to their own digital bookshelf. "Farook's dazzling debut novel follows the stubborn jewel thief Chaya, her friends and the titular elephant through the Sri Lankan jungle in a beautifully paced story of friendship and revolution." - i "Readers can still travel to new and exciting places from home with a great adventure story, like The Girl Who Stole an Elephant by Nizrana Farook.
Set in Sri Lanka, this debut novel follows Chaya, who /5(55). Today it’s my stop on the blog tour for Nizrana Farook’s stunning debut, ‘The Girl Who Stole an Elephant.’ Chaya is a thief but a thief with a good heart, who only takes from those who have excess to rescue those in dire straights.
So she feels strongly that she’s perfectly justified in her behaviour and refuses to accept censure. This is the case with The Girl Who Stole An Elephant.
This is pure middle-grade brilliance and deservedly Waterstones Book Of The Month for January Prepare to have your heart opened and to fall in love with this fantastic adventure. The girl and the elephant. [Nicole de Cock; Lorraine T Miller] -- A girl becomes good friends with the elephant she visits at the zoo, and when he returns to Africa, she wonders if she will ever see him again.
"The Elephant Girl is a superb romantic thriller packed with nail-biting intrigue, heart-pounding suspense, searing emotion, red-hot passion and edge of your seat drama. Henriette Gyland is a terrific storyteller who knows how to amplify the danger, leave her readers breathless with exciting twists and turns and make them care about the characters she writes about/5(34).
Waterstones Children's Book of the Month for January Chaya, a no-nonsense, outspoken hero, leads her friends and a gorgeous elephant on a noisy, fraught, joyous adventure through the jungle where revolution is stirring and leeches lurk.5/5(15).
The Elephant Girl is a superb romantic thriller packed with nail-biting intrigue, heart-pounding suspense, searing emotion, red-hot passion and edge of your seat drama. Henriette Gyland is a terrific storyteller who knows how to amplify the danger, leave her readers breathless with exciting twists and turns and make them care about the.
The choice she ultimately makes is as stunning as it is in unflinching and often lyrical prose, Elephant Girl goes beyond a singular life story to speak of powerful, universal truths and the ability of the human spirit to redeem itself/5().
The Elephant Girl is the second novel from Henriette Gyland and one of many new titles from Choc Lit, a relatively new publisher which publishes stories for women with romance at the forefront. I never thought Id ever be a fan of contemporary romantic fiction but I dont mind being proven wrong here and more recently by another of Choc Lits titles, Beneath an Irish Sky/5.
The book begins with Devin as a young girl, naïve and uneducated. As the story progresses, and she matures, so does the narrative voice. Jane Devin is a heroine for modern day girls. Every dangerous and dark aspect of human nature has inflicted itself on her life, and somehow she was still able to survive/5.
“The Girl Who Stole an Elephant is as rich, dazzling and alluring as a pouchful of royal jewels, and as triumphant as a trumpeting elephant!” — Sophie Anderson, author of The House with Chicken Legs “Chaya, schoolgirl by day, thief by night, will steal your heart in this incredibly assured debut that’s packed with adventure, friendship, and loyalty.”.
Celesta Rimington is the author of the middle grade novel The Elephant’s Girl. She is a musical theater performer and an active participant in her local writing community. She lives in Utah with her husband and two children, where they More about Celesta Rimington.
About the Author The daughter of a housemaid and an elephant chaser from a South Indian village, Shilpa Raj believes now that from the beginning she was destined to take a different path. At sixteen, her need for self-discovery drove her to begin writing this moving memoir of her turbulent past/5(82).'The Elephant Girl has an emotionally satisfying, if very dramatic, ending with the villain literally being served justice because of their own actions.
Karma s a bitch even if the reader gets a hefty dose of villain exposition beforehand. I enjoyed The Elephant Girl and getting something a little different from the usual English Chick Lit /5(42).