Last edited by Samusar
Friday, July 24, 2020 | History

6 edition of The Astonishing Elephant found in the catalog.

The Astonishing Elephant

by Shana Alexander

  • 80 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Random House .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wild animals,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Individual Species Of Mammals,
  • Nature,
  • North America,
  • General,
  • Mammals,
  • History / General,
  • Elephants

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7699382M
    ISBN 100679456600
    ISBN 109780679456605

    As informative as it is beautiful, Roy's unique portrait of an elephant's life will captivate young explorers and animal lovers alike. David Macaulay Studio. This title has Common Core connections. A School Library Journal Best Book of A Horn Book Fanfare Best Book of A Chicago Public Library Best Book of   With their dangling dexterous trunks, mighty tusks and tremendous ears, they look like fantastical beasts anyway. But the elephant’s amazing anatomy is more than just skin deep. Trunk The African elephant’s trunk, which is essentially a long nose and the equivalent of a human’s upper lip and nose, contains an estimated , different muscles.

    As a child in South Africa, spending summers exploring the wild with his boyhood friends, Lyall Watson came face to face with his first elephant. This "entertaining and enchanting" work (Washington Post Book World) chronicles how Watson's fascination grew into a lifelong quest to understand the nature and behavior of this impressive creature/5(23).   Perhaps the best example is the illustration highlighting the amazing reality of an older male bull’s pound, 8-foot-long tusk: The book’s protagonist and a friend stretch out, foot-to-foot, along the tusk of a benign-appearing elephant, as the text states that the tusk is “the same length as two seven-year-old children toe to toe.”.

    In striving to enrich the lives of all readers, TeachingBooks supports the First Amendment and celebrates the right to read. An Amazing Elephant Story This is the true story of Lawrence Anthony ‘The Elephant Whisperer’. When Lawrence Anthony died, some of the elephants he worked to save came to his family’s home in accordance with the way elephants usually mourn the death of one of their own.


Share this book
You might also like
Traffic and highway engineering

Traffic and highway engineering

Regimental history

Regimental history

Hetty Wesley.

Hetty Wesley.

Perchance to dream

Perchance to dream

Every man his own cattle doctor, or, A practical treatise on the diseases of horned cattle ... the diseases incident to oxen, cows, and sheep : ... and the most efficacious treatment of cows, before, at, and after the time of calving.

Every man his own cattle doctor, or, A practical treatise on the diseases of horned cattle ... the diseases incident to oxen, cows, and sheep : ... and the most efficacious treatment of cows, before, at, and after the time of calving.

The Bible in English

The Bible in English

Whatll Ya Have

Whatll Ya Have

Surgery of the skull base

Surgery of the skull base

Outsiders inside Vermont

Outsiders inside Vermont

The new world of robust international peacekeeping operations

The new world of robust international peacekeeping operations

Some lost literary landmarks in the Temple

Some lost literary landmarks in the Temple

Ferroelectrics in microwave devices, circuits and systems

Ferroelectrics in microwave devices, circuits and systems

The black mystery

The black mystery

Effects of class size in the junior grades

Effects of class size in the junior grades

Optics

Optics

KAPPA CREATE CO., LTD.

KAPPA CREATE CO., LTD.

The Astonishing Elephant by Shana Alexander Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Astonishing Elephant by Shana Alexander is educational, well researched and written, and an absorbing book. If you love animals, though, it is heartbreaking to learn how cruel and unfeeling the human animal can be toward our earthmates--the animals/5(12).

The Astonishing Elephant book. Read 10 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Elephant contains the most marvelous stories and history /5. The Astonishing Elephant by Shana Alexander is educational, well researched and written, and an absorbing book.

If you love animals, though, it is heartbreaking to learn how cruel and unfeeling the human animal can be toward our earthmates--the animals/5(12). Book reviews. The Astonishing Elephant Shana Alexander Review by Beth Duris.

May As author and journalist Shana Alexander notes at the start of this lively and well-researched tribute, elephants have fascinated mankind for centuries. Writers from Aristotle to Cicero to Chaucer to Donne have stopped to scratch their heads and nibble their. Buy The Astonishing Elephant book Astonishing Elephant: NHBS - Shana Alexander, Random House Trade Books.

About Help Blog Jobs Established NHBS GmbH Covid The book “One Amazing Elephant” by Linda Oatman High is a good book. The thing I like about this book is that it’s about a girl named Lily and her grandpa has a elephant and he wants lily to ride it and it to become hers.

And I really love books about animals/5. The Astonishing Elephant is an unabashed celebration of these mysterious creatures, whose closest living relatives are the dugong and the hyrax.

'They have,' Alexander writes, 'essential nobility,grace, serenity, sagacity, loyalty and playfulness, a simpl. One Amazing Elephant Hardcover – Febru by Linda Oatman High (Author) out of 5 stars 20 ratings. See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Kindle "Please retry" $ — — Hardcover "Please retry" $ $ $ KindleReviews: Spanning seven decades and three continents, Modoc is one of the most amazing true animal stories ever told.

Raised together in a small German circus town, a boy and an elephant formed a bond that would last their entire lives, and would be tested time and again; through a near-fatal shipwreck in the Indian Ocean, an apprenticeship with the legendary Mahout elephant trainers Reviews: Katherine Applegate is the Newbery Medal–winning and #1 New York Times bestselling author of numerous books, including The One and Only Ivan, The One and Only Bob, Crenshaw, Wishtree, the Endling series, the Roscoe Riley Rules chapter book series, and the Animorphs series, which she coauthored with her husband, Michael Grant.

Katherine lives with her husband and their. The Astonishing Elephant Shana Alexander, Author Random House (NY) $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author Alexander (whose previous books--Anyone's Daughter, for.

Astonishing elephant / c Shana Alexander. New York: Random House, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Shana Alexander.

Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: "The Astonishing Elephant" is an unabashed celebration of these mysterious creatures, whose closest living relatives are the dugong and the hyrax.

The Astonishing Elephant is obviously a labor of love, and a thought-provoking book. We'll Help Your Grades Soar Start your hour free trial and unlock all. The astonishing feat of “The Elephant Stairway” puts me in mind of Ernest Shackleton’s equally astonishing feat of rescue in the South Atlantic inas recounted by Caroline Alexander in her wonderful book The Endurance: Shackleton’s Legendary Antarctic Expedition.

Last Chain on Billie: How One Extraordinary Elephant Escaped the Big Top- Carol Bradley (): Against the backdrop of a glittering but brutal circus world, this book charts the history of circus elephants in America and follows the story of one very mistreated circus elephant and the journey that led her to sanctuary.

Topsy- Michael Daly (): Inan elephant named. Set against the background of life on the reserve, with unforgettable characters and exotic wildlife, he wrote The Elephant Whisperer, a book that appealed to animal lovers original. Mom's Choice Gold Award Winner. A beautiful blend of real life and make-believe, The Amazing Adventures of Ellie the Elephant series recounts the everyday life of a stuffed animal.

The debut book, Ellie Makes a New Friend, follows the plush elephant as she moves to a new neighborhood and has to find a new : Pacochel Press. Pymble: Harper Collins Publishers, Octavo, paperback, photographs. The astonishing Elephant is an unabashed celebration of these mysterious creatures, whose closest living relatives are the dugong and the hyrax.

While the author admits elephants can pose particular dangers to unwary humans she recounts tales of circus trainers of her acquaintance, some of. A poignant middle grade animal story from talented author Linda Oatman High that will appeal to fans of Katherine Applegate&#;s The One and Only Ivan.

In this heartwarming novel, a girl and an elephant face the same devastating loss&#;and slowly. #JungleBook #Englishclassic #PowerKidsPlus Watch the episode, from Season 1 only in English. The Jungle Book Cartoon Show is for all its fans in amazing 3D Animation and special effects only in.White Elephant, her debut novel, was named a new book to watch for and an editors' choice by The New York Times, a book not to miss by USA Today, a highly anticipated debut novel by The LA Times, a best new book by Southern Living Magazine and /5().The author, Mo Willams, either knowingly or unknowingly created a host of books that can teach language skills to young learners.

Below are reasons to use these books to make language learning fun and interesting: Conversational skills are demonstrated in these books, as they contain characters that interact and take conversational turns page by page.