Queenie: One Elephant's Story

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Black Dog Books, 2006 - Animal welfare - 22 pages
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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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User Review  - Sullywriter - LibraryThing

A moving, true story about a beloved zoo elephant in Melbourne, Australia that met a terrible, tragic end. A good book for prompting discussions on animal rights and the humane treatment of those held in captivity. Read full review

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