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The World's Greatest Elephant

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 14 Ratings and 14 Reviews

Book Description
Modoc is the joint biography of a man and an elephant born in a small German circus town on the same day in 1896. Bram was the son of an elephant trainer, Modoc the daughter of his prize performer. The boy and animal grew up devoted to each other. When the Wunderzircus was sold to an American, with no provision to take along the human staff, Bram stowed away on the ship to prevent being separated ... More
Book Information
PublisherPhilomel Books
BindingHardcover (9 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages48
ISBN-10B0012O2KJM
Publication Date03/16/2006
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About Ralph Helfer (Author) : Ralph Helfer is a published author of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Ralph Helfer include Modoc, The World's Greatest Elephant, Mosey.
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About Ted Lewin (Illustrator) : Ted Lewin is a published author and an illustrator of children's books. Some of the published credits of Ted Lewin include The Girl on the High-diving Horse: An Adventure in Atlantic City, Horse Song:... more
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3/21/2010 Sally Spratt said:
A wonderful true story of Modoc the elephant and his owner Bram. Born on the same day into the circus world, Bram and Modoc journey together through many perils. They suffer and grow together - they have an inseperable bond. Ralph Helfer has woven this story together in a beautiful way, I didn't ... more

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