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Elephants : a book for children

Author: Steve Bloom; David Henry Wilson
Publisher: New York : Thames & Hudson, 2015. ©2008
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discover everything about elephants from trunks, tusks and tails to family and friends, what they do from dawn to dusk, and the special relationships between elephants and humans or other animals.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Children's non-fiction
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Bloom; David Henry Wilson
ISBN: 0500650551 9780500650554
OCLC Number: 904036597
Notes: "With 80 color photographs."
Originally published in 2008 in hardcover in the United States of America by Thames & Hudson, New York.
Description: 63 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
Contents: 1. Trunks, Tusks and Tails: Trunks; Tusks; Ears; Tails; Size, Strength and Speed * 2. Family and Friends: Babies; The Family; The Herd; Old Age * 3. From Dawn to Dusk: Eating and Drinking; Washing; Swimming; Playing; Fighting; Sleeping * 4. Elephants and Humans: Carrying Logs; Carrying People; Sport; Festivals * 5. Elephants and Other Animals: The Lion; The Gazelle; The Birds; The Waterhole
Responsibility: Steve Bloom ; text by David Henry Wilson.

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Why do elephants flap their ears? How much do they eat? Why do they roll in mud? This book answers these questions and many more, including intriguing facts about elephants' trunks, tusks and tails,  Read more...

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'Accessible, non-patronising text accompanies photographs of every elephantine element, from close-ups of astoundingly long eyelashes to portraits of elephants that appear to be made of chocolate Read more...

 
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