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An elephant in the garden

Author: Michael Morpurgo
Publisher: New York : Feiwel and Friends, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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1944. Elizabeth's mother works at Dresden Zoo, where her favorite animal is an elephant named Marlene. When the zoo director tells her the dangerous animals must be shot to prevent them running amok when the town is bombed, Elizabeth's mother moves Marlene into the back garden to save her. And then the bombs start to fall ...
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Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Fiction
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Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Morpurgo
ISBN: 9780312593698 0312593694
OCLC Number: 698332893
Awards: Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young people, 2012
Description: 199 p. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: Michael Morpurgo.
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1944. Elizabeth's mother works at Dresden Zoo, where her favorite animal is an elephant named Marlene. When the zoo director tells her the dangerous animals must be shot to prevent them running amok when the town is bombed, Elizabeth's mother moves Marlene into the back garden to save her. And then the bombs start to fall ...

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