An Elephant In The Garden

It's 1944. Elizabeth's father is fighting with the German army on the eastern front. Her mother works at Dresden zoo, where her favourite animal is a young 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... and then the bombs start to fall. Their home destroyed, Elizabeth and her family must flee the bombed-out city and through the wintery landscape, all the while avoiding the Russian troops who are drawing ever closer. It would be hard enough, without an elephant in tow...

Product Overview
ISBN 9780007339587
Categories BX, Fiction, Teenage / Young Adult
Author(s) Michael Morpurgo
Publisher Harpercollins Publishers
Pages 240
Format Paperback
Dimensions 12.9cm x 1.7cm x 19.8cm
Weight 0.28 kg
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