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Elephants: A Book for Children

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From Babar to Dumbo, the elephant has long fascinated children as well as their parents. Here, eighty stunning photographs encompass every aspect of the elephant's life and world: elephants big and small, African and Asian, in the wild and domesticated, at play and at rest. Whether taken from the air, from underwater, or from the side of a jeep, these images will capture t ...more
Hardcover, 64 pages
Published April 28th 2008 by Thames & Hudson (first published 2007)
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anca dc
De n-as fi fost precum ma stiu,
Un elefant mi-as fi dorit sa fiu.


:) Mai pe larg, sa fiu maaare, gri (asta sunt, intr-un fel), blajina, vesela. Sa am cel mai minunat nas din lume, un auz ascutit si gene foarte luungiii. Sa ma bucur zgomotos si fluturos (pai, daca am urechi mari, pot!) si chiar sa fac pipi de multa bucurie ce-i in mine, iar intristarea-mi sa dureze zile in sir si chiar ani. Sa imi placa sa ma balacesc in noroi si sa inot, sa fiu jucausa si prietenoasa, iar prietenii mei cei mai bun
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L.S.
Steve Bloom is an amazing wildlife photographer. This album is a tresure, not only for the young but also for the "young at heart".
The high-quality pictures are amazing and the commntes are also inspired; describing the elephants becomes real fun.
Melanie Swider
Love how the book starts off with a nonfiction poem about elephants! The photographs in this book are gorgeous! This book is a great example to use when teaching students text structure because it has various structures throughout. For example, one double page spread compares the African and Asian elephant to one another and has photos to help show the differences between the two. Other double page spreads focus on describing one part of the elephants body such as trunks, tusks, ears, feet, etc. ...more
Nicoletta Barrie
Back in 2006, Steve Bloom did a terrific “adult” book on elephants with a similar title to the children’s book. Elephant! took him 12 years to produce. Bloom showed elephants in habitat and intimate looks at their behavior, like elephants swimming and grieving, and mothers and their calves. With elephants, a book for children, Bloom has made another terrific book…this time, for children.

Within the chapters children are exposed to elephant behavior, social structure and their interaction with pe
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Deserie
So love this text! Beautiful photographs! Brilliant structure and elaboration! Great as a mentor texts for 2nd or 3rd graders!
Nina
great intro for kids to my favouite animal. I should adopt one!
Tiffany
This is a great children's book, amazing pictures.
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