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When Elizabeth’s dad leaves to join the war it seems like the end of a happy dream. Their mother works at the local zoo where she cares for a baby elephant Marlene. One birthday her mother brings Marlene home saying that the animals were to be shot if Dresden was bombed so she has brought Marlene home to look after her. This is the start of many adventures.
A passionate story, very deep with many surprises. Loved it.
5 March 2014
Ah,I LOVE this book so much!!I love it really and would think ages 8-12 would LOVEE it!
14 June 2013
You get a feeling what it is like in world war two although it’s sad there is always some excitement.
8 March 2013
This book is absolutely great, it really thinks about what it would be like to live in the time of World War two, and although this book is sometimes sad, there is always an exciting or funny thing going to happen just around the corner! I would recommend this book to anyone who likes to read abou World War two, and myself I would give this book 4 out of 5 stars.
4 March 2013
Great book. May be one of the bests by Michael morpugo ever. Very gripping.
2 March 2013
Poor old woman!
19 February 2013
I absolutely ADORED this book! A tale of heartbreak, love, and elephants! A brilliant read!
15 December 2012
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