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Jumbo : this being the true story of the greatest elephant in the world

Author: Paul Chambers
Publisher: London : Andre Deutsch, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A biography of the greatest elephant ever known. Born in Africa in 1863, Jumbo was orphaned by ivory-hunters, 'rescued' and taken to France. Mistaken for a runt, he was sold to London Zoo. Drawing on  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Jumbo, (Elephant); Jumbo, (Elephant)
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Chambers
ISBN: 9780233002699 0233002693
OCLC Number: 310154692
Notes: Originally published: 2007.
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Responsibility: Paul Chambers.

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"'Under the Radar' Top Ten -- One of the best books of 2008 you might have missed." -- Kirkus Reviews "This gentle, well-wrought book takes readers to thrilling places." - "The Washington Times" "In Read more...

 
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