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Description - The Child's Elephant by Rachel Campbell-Johnston

'I cannot trumpet this book loudly enough. Scary, funny, romantic, heartwarming; an elephant book you won't forget' - Michael Morpurgo

When a baby elephant is abandoned on the African savannah, a young boy named Bat takes her back to his village and cares for her. But Bat's grandmother explains that Meya cannot stay with them for ever - the call of the wild will always be sounding in her soul.

Then frightening rumours arrive at the village; rumours of kidnapping, suffering and war. Bat and his friend Muka are snatched, and catapulted into a new life of unimaginable terror. Will the bond between Bat and Meya strong enough to save them?

A thrilling, heartbreaking and beautiful novel from an exciting new voice in children's books, Rachel Campbell-Johnston.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780552571142
ISBN-10: 0552571148
Format: Paperback / softback
(198mm x 129mm x 25mm)
Pages: 400
Imprint: Corgi Childrens
Publisher: Penguin Random House Children's UK
Publish Date: 3-Apr-2014
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Rachel Campbell-Johnston

Rachel Campbell-Johnston is the chief art critic and poetry critic for The Times. She studied English Literature at the University of Edinburgh and has a PhD in modern and contemporary British poetry. Her first book, Mysterious Wisdom- The Life and Work of Samuel Palmer, was published to great acclaim in 2011. Rachel lives in the country with her family and an assortment of animals. The Child's Elephant is her first book for children.

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