The Elephant's Tale

Author(s): Lauren St. John

Middle Fiction

It's the first day of the December school holidays and Martine has lots of fun planned for the next few weeks, not least spending time with Jemmy, her beloved white giraffe, and her best friend, Ben. But her plans for a peaceful holiday are soon shattered when a sinister man informs Martine and her grandmother that Sabuwona is about to be repossessed. The nature reserve, and everything in it, will no longer belong to them. Martine is determined to save the home she's grown to love. When Grace has a vision about a unique herd of Namibian elephants, she knows she must travel to Namibia to learn their secrets. This could be the answer to all their troubles ...The fourth thrilling African adventure, written with all the zest and skill that has endeared so many readers to THE WHITE GIRAFFE, DOLPHIN SONG and THE LAST LEOPARD.

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Martine travels to Namibia to save an elephant and the home she has come to love in the fourth White Giraffe adventure.

Lauren St John was born in Rhodesia in 1966 and lived on a farm there until she was 16. She worked as a journalist for several years and has written biographies of sporting heroes and Nashville musicians - golf and country music being two of her obsessions - for Transworld, Picador and Fourth Estate. Her memoir of growing up during independence in Zimbabwe, RAINBOW'S END, was published by Hamish Hamilton in 2007.

General Fields

  • : 9781842557853
  • : Hachette Children's Group
  • : Orion Children's Books (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd )
  • : May 2010
  • : 198x129mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 823.92
  • : Children's - Grade 4-6, Age 9-11
  • : 2010285192
  • : 256
  • : Illustrations
  • : Lauren St. John
  • : BC
  • : 1
  • : David Dean
  • : English