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The Child's Elephant

(2013)
A novel by

 
Awards
Carnegie Medal Best Book (nominee)
'I cannot trumpet this book loudly enough. Scary, funny, romantic, heartwarming; an elephant book you won't forget' - Michael Morpurgo



When a baby elephant is abandoned on the African savannah, a young boy named Bat takes her back to his village and cares for her. But Bat's grandmother explains that Meya cannot stay with them for ever - the call of the wild will always be sounding in her soul.

Then frightening rumours arrive at the village; rumours of kidnapping, suffering and war. Bat and his friend Muka are snatched, and catapulted into a new life of unimaginable terror. Will the bond between Bat and Meya strong enough to save them?

A thrilling, heartbreaking and beautiful novel from an exciting new voice in children's books, Rachel Campbell-Johnston.

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Hardback Editions

May 2013 : UK Hardback
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Title: The Child's Elephant
Author(s): Rachel Campbell-Johnston
ISBN: 0-85756-076-X / 978-0-85756-076-6 (UK edition)
Publisher: David Fickling Books
Availability: Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Paperback Editions

April 2014 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Child's Elephant
Author(s): Rachel Campbell-Johnston
ISBN: 0-552-57114-8 / 978-0-552-57114-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Corgi Childrens
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Kindle Editions

May 2013 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: The Child's Elephant
Author(s): Rachel Campbell-Johnston
Publisher: RHCP Digital
Availability: Amazon UK   



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