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10 edition of The elephant keeper found in the catalog.

The elephant keeper

by Christopher Nicholson

  • 17 Want to read
  • 1 Currently reading

Published by William Morrow in New York, NY .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Elephants -- Fiction,
  • Human-animal relationships -- Fiction,
  • Stablehands -- Fiction,
  • England -- Social life and customs -- 18th century -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementChristopher Nicholson.
    GenreFiction
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR6114.I29 E44 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23153099M
    ISBN 109780061651601, 9780061651618
    LC Control Number2009000852

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A poignant and magical story set in eighteenth-century England, The Elephant Keeper by Christopher Nicholson is the tale of two baby elephants and the young man /5(). The Elephant Keeper, a wonderful and heartbreaking book, is the story of Tom and two young elephants who, inarrive at the docks in Bristol, England.

They are purchased by a wealthy sugar merchant for his estate, and he hires a young stable boy, Tom Page, to care for them/5. The Elephant Keeper is a captivating tale of love and loyalty between one man and the two exotic animals that change the lives of everyone who encounters them.

About the Author A prizewinning radio documentary producer who The elephant keeper book worked for the BBC World Service, Christopher Nicholson rode an elephant for the first time at Chitwan National Park in Nepal/5().

The Elephant Keeper is a very thorough picture book with beautiful illustrations of Zambian landscapes, people, and of course elephants. This book is based on a true story about a boy named Aaron who finds an orphaned elephant struggling for its life in the pool of his workplace one morning/5.

The Elephant Keeper is the story of the bond between Tom and Jenny (one of the elephants he named) and their life together. He follows Jenny has she is sold to various owners and eventually ends up in a show.

Not an action filled novel, but one filled with a detailed look of life in England during that time and the separation of the classes/5(50). Product details Age Range: 8 - 12 years Grade Level: 3 - 7 Lexile Measure: L (What's this?) Series: CitizenKid Hardcover: 48 pages Publisher: Kids Can Press (October 3, ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Product Dimensions: x x inches Shipping 5/5(8).

Margriet Ruurs is an avid traveler and has shared her 35 books with children all over the world. She lives in Salt Spring Island, British Columbia. Pedro Covo is a painter and illustrator whose work has been featured in several magazines and other publications.

The Elephant Keeper is his first book. He lives in Cartagena, : Kids Can Press, Limited. The authors of The Lioness of Morocco, an Amazon bestseller in Germany and the United States, Julia and Horst live in the idyllic Münsterland in Germany.

The Elephant Keeper’s Daughter, originally published in German under the title Die Elefantenhüterin, is their second novel translated into English. Read more/5(). Book Summary Reviews. The information about The Elephant Keeper shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - Author Information.

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Pedro Covo's stunning illustrations add a level of depth and haunting beauty to the story and the animals. Three nonfiction spreads interspersed throughout the story explore facts about elephants, ivory poaching and elephant orphanages.

The back of the book contains ways children can help endangered wildlife. Review: Elephant Keeper by Christopher NicholsonNicholson's book is gentle, profound and sweet-natured says Emma Donoghue. Suddenly Aaron’s life is transformed as he discovers a bond of friendship with Zambezi and a lifelong vocation as an elephant keeper.

This powerful story will encourage children everywhere to help endangered animals. The Elephant Keepers' Children (my translation, there's no official translation yet) is in the style of mystical realism, similar to Haruki Murakami.

The philosophical idea behind the novel, is the thought that some of us have "elephants" inside of us, that we need to be/5. The authors of The Lioness of Morocco, an Amazon bestseller in Germany and the United States, Julia and Horst live in the idyllic Münsterland in Germany.

The Elephant Keeper’s Daughter, originally published in German under the title Die Elefantenhüterin, is their second novel translated into English/5(98). The Elephant Keeper's Daughter is a unique historical fiction; steering away from the typical tales of Ancient Egypt or World War II and focuses on the brutal colonization of the Indian subcontinent by the British/5.

Besides being a finely crafted novel of 18th century England, which successfully evokes the sights, sounds and life of the time, "The Elephant Keeper" also provides a lot of fascinating information about elephants.5/5(5).

Add Christopher Nicholson's The Elephant Keeper to that list. The book cast a spell upon me, and I read it in two sittings, unable to put it down.

Set in the late s, the novel tells the tale of young Tom Page, who is tasked by his employer to write a book about the elephant he has been caring for many years/5(49).

This moving story, written by Margriet Ruurs and stunningly illustrated by Pedro Covo, is inspired by the true story of Aaron and Zambezi-a teenage Zambian boy and an orphaned baby elephant that was rescued from a swimming pool at a holiday lodge.

The authors of The Lioness of Morocco, an Amazon bestseller in Germany and the United States, Julia and Horst live in the idyllic Münsterland in Germany.

The Elephant Keeper’s Daughter, originally published in German under the title Die Elefantenhüterin, Brand: Amazon Publishing. But, as one would expect from Høeg, this a book with ambitions beyond entertainment.

The title comes from an "old Indian saying": "In case you wish to befriend an elephant keeper.