An elephant in the garden / Michael Morpurgo.

By: Morpurgo, Michael
Material type: TextTextPublisher: New York : Square Fish/Feiwel and Friends, 2013, c2010Edition: 1st Square Fish edDescription: 199 p. ; 20 cmISBN: 9781250034144 (pbk.) :; 1250034140 (pbk.) :Subject(s): Elephants -- Juvenile fiction | World War, 1939-1945 -- Juvenile fiction | Elephants -- Fiction | World War, 1939-1945 -- Fiction | Elephants | Dresden (Germany) -- History -- Bombardment, 1945 -- Juvenile fiction | Dresden (Germany) -- History -- Bombardment, 1945 -- Fiction | Germany -- DresdenGenre/Form: Historical fiction. | Fiction. | History. | Juvenile works.DDC classification: 823/.92 LOC classification: PZ7.M82712 | El 2013Online resources: Contributor biographical information | Publisher description Summary: Elizabeth's mother works at Dresden Zoo, where her favorite animal is an elephant named Marlene. When the zoo director tells her the dangerous animals must be shot to prevent them running amok when the town is bombed, Elizabeth's mother moves Marlene into the back garden to save her.
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Elizabeth's mother works at Dresden Zoo, where her favorite animal is an elephant named Marlene. When the zoo director tells her the dangerous animals must be shot to prevent them running amok when the town is bombed, Elizabeth's mother moves Marlene into the back garden to save her.

Ages 010-014.