Queenie: One Elephant's Story

Queenie: One Elephant's Story

3.87 (65 ratings by Goodreads)
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There was a time when for tuppence you could ride on the back of an elephant at a zoo. Queenie was one such elephant. Until her death in 1945, she patiently carried up to 500 people a day. Queenie: One Elephant's Story is an exquisite evocation of a time when elephants were giving rides in zoos all over the world. This true story is beautifully told by Corinne Fenton and is brought to life by award-winning illustrator Peter Gouldthorpe
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Product details

  • Hardback | 32 pages
  • 234 x 255mm
  • Black Dog Books
  • Australia
  • 1876372974
  • 9781876372972

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A superbly crafted book. * Reading Time * A poignant tale from our past. * The Australian Women's Weekly * An enchanting story. * The Weekly Times *
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About Corinne Fenton

When Corinne Fenton learned about Queenie the elephant, she knew she had to write her story. Corinne has more than fifteen children's books published, but Queenie: One Elephant's Story was her first picture book. Corinne is the Victorian Coordinator of the Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators.
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65 ratings
3.87 out of 5 stars
5 22% (14)
4 49% (32)
3 25% (16)
2 5% (3)
1 0% (0)
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