The Great Elephant Chase

The Great Elephant Chase

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Tad and Cissie are on the run with Khush the elephant. Clammy-fingered, steely-eyed Hannibal Jackson will do anything to capture the animal. Maybe even kill ...Staying ahead means being faster and smarter-but how do you hide an elephant? Especially one with a mind of its own.show more

Product details

  • 12-17
  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 130 x 196 x 16mm | 158.76g
  • Oxford University Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reissue
  • in B&W
  • 0192789937
  • 9780192789938
  • 474,007

About Gillian Cross

Gillian Cross was born in 1945, and has written more than 40 books for children. In the past, she has worked in a primary school, as an assistant to a village baker, as a childminder, and as an assistant to a member of parliament. Gillian is a huge supporter of libraries, and for eight years was a member of the committee which advises government ministers about public libraries. She now lives in Dorset with her husband and family, and enjoys playing the piano, orienteering, and reading in her spare time.show more

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[Praise for The Great Elephant Chase]: An undoubted classic The Sunday Times A beautifully paced story ... an exciting, genuinely rewarding adventure Guardian A rollicking adventure of a book, taking you on a twisting journey across the USA that will leave you breathless Daily Telegraph A wonderful book ... the writing is so good that you don't even notice it. Sunday Telegraph Damn good storytelling Booksellershow more

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157 ratings
3.65 out of 5 stars
5 22% (34)
4 34% (53)
3 36% (56)
2 6% (10)
1 3% (4)
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