Elephant Books for Kids

Queenie: One Elephant's Story

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Queenie One Elephants Story

If you find yourself wishing to buy a child's book We've come up with some good info. Queenie: One Elephant's Story is a superb book. Written by Corinne Fenton and it was published by Candlewick. The was available on bookshelves sometime in 2013. The child's book has 24 pages. It's 9.48"H x 10.44"L x 0.4"W. It weighs somewhere around 0.95 lbs.


ISBN: 0763663751
Author: Corinne Fenton

The true story of a single of a lot of most famous elephants of all time: Queenie, the gentle Indian elephant. Thousands of kids loved Queenie, celebrated her birthday, and sent her letters. Was she mistreated or bored? Queenie's story is a thought-provoking steppingstone for discussion of a complex, difficult subject. Evoking a time when elephants were giving rides in zoos all around the world, the true story of Queenie follows her from her birth in an Indian jungle to Australia's Melbourne Zoo, where she lived for over forty years, giving rides to children. But in an event nevertheless not totally understood, Queenie crushed a single specific of her keepers in late 1944. No one knows, but zoos have altered since Queenie's time. Plainspoken and honest, this gentle account shows the good, the bad, along with the evolution of zoo philosophy. Was it an accident?


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