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The Elephant from Baghdad

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4 out of 5
Based on 89 Ratings and 41 Reviews

Book Description
Who would have thought that the emperor Charlemagne would make friends with an albino elephant, a gift from the caliph of Baghdad? Told from the fictionalized point of view of a monk who set down the actual story in 883 884 CE, the book follows the elephant's journey through Egypt, across the Mediterranean to Italy and across the Alps to Germany. When the elephant finally reaches his destination, ... More
Book Information
PublisherMarshall Cavendish Benchmark
BindingHardcover (3 editions)
Reading LevelAges 4-8
# of Pages40
Publication Date05/01/2012
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About John Harris (Author) : John Harris is a published author and an editor of children's books. Some of the published credits of John Harris include The Geat, Pop-Up Aesop (Pop Up Book), Strong Stuff: Herakles and His Labors (P... more
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About Mary Tavener Holmes (Author) : Mary Tavener Holmes is a published author of children's books. A published credit of Mary Tavener Holmes is My Travels With Clara.
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About Jon Cannell (Illustrator) : Jon Cannell is a published author and an illustrator of children's books. Published credits of Jon Cannell include Kid Who Named Pluto: And the Stories of Other Extraordinary Young People in Science.
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