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An elephant in the garden

An elephant in the garden

Morpurgo, Michael; Foreman, Michael, 1938-

It's 1944. Elizabeth's father is fighting with the German army. Her mother works at Dresden zoo, where her favourite animal is a young elephant named Marlene. When the zoo director tells her the dangerous animals must be shot to prevent them running amok if the town is bombed, Elizabeth's mother moves Marlene into the back garden

Book. English. Fiction 7+. General. Children's stories.
Published London: HarperCollins Children's, 2010
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    Barcode Shelfmark Loan type Status Notes
    0948459 Secondary Fiction School Junior Fiction Available S5


Statement of responsibility: Michael Morpurgo ; illustrated by Michael Foreman
ISBN: 0007339569, 0007339577, 9780007339563, 9780007339570
Intended audience: Juvenile.
Physical Description: 232 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Subject: World War, 1939-1945 Germany Dresden Juvenile fiction.; Elephants Juvenile fiction.; AR5; AR5.2; accelerated reader; Zoos Germany Dresden Juvenile fiction.