The Hunter

The Hunter

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One day while playing hunters in the hot dry African bush, Jamina finds a baby elephant whimpering besides its dead mother. As Jamina bravely helps the little orphaned elephant, she vows that she will never be a real hunter...
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Product details

  • 0-5
  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 217 x 266 x 3mm | 183g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Reprint
  • 1849393761
  • 9781849393768
  • 375,744

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Illus. in full color. Jasmina plays at being a hunter in the African bush, pretending to shoot the mighty elephant. But during her games Jasmina discovers a crying little elephant on his dead mother's side, and realizes the horrors of hunting. Jasmina takes the frightened elephant into her care and brings it to safety. "The simple text highlights the universality of the experience while breathtaking, realistic, full-color illustrations accent the panorama of the countryside and some of its ecological niches."--"School Library Journal.
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Review Text

"Powerful . . . evocative . . . dazzling."
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Review quote

"Paul Geraghty is an artist who never puts a foot wrong." * Bookseller * "Powerful . . . evocative . . . dazzling." * Baby Magazine * "Glorious!" * Child Education * "Beautiful . . . lyrical and haunting . . . lush . . . excellent." * Books For Your Children * "Beautifully poignant and thought provoking." -- Jo Heffer * The Bookbag *
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About Paul Geraghty

Paul Geraghty was born in South Africa, and began drawing from an early age. Since moving to England in 1986, he has been an author/illustrator of many award-winning children's picture books and teenage fiction. He lives in Surrey.
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Rating details

40 ratings
3.8 out of 5 stars
5 30% (12)
4 35% (14)
3 22% (9)
2 10% (4)
1 2% (1)
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