The Elephant Keeper: Caring for Orphaned Elephants in Zambia

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The Elephant Keeper: Caring for Orphaned Elephants in Zambia

by Margriet Ruurs

Illustrations by Pedro Covo

First Release:

September 2017

ISBN: 9781771385619

Inspired by the real-life Aaron and Zambezi at the Lilayi Elephant Nursery in Zambia, this moving story is about an unlikely friendship between a boy and the orphaned elephant he saved. Information about the Elephant Orphanage Project and the real-life inspirations for the book. “How You Can Help.” Glossary. Photographs. Full-color illustrations rendered in mixed media painting and Photoshop.

  • ISBN: 9781771385619
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Hardcover edition
    Publisher: Kids Can Press
    Page Count: 48
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 5.3, Points: 1
    Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 5.7, Points: 4
    Lexile: Level: 880L
    Genre: Nonfic
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