An elephant in the backyard

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Dutton Children's Books, Jun 1, 2004 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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In Tha Klang, Thailand, brother and sister Jak and Muay have another sister&150a four-year-old Asian elephant named Wan Pen. With this book's inviting text and engaging photographs, American children can explore the world of Wan Pen and her traditional Thai village home as she goes to school and plays with the neighborhood children.

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User Review  - Andrewturner - LibraryThing

I liked this book for a few reasons. First, the writing was very effective in telling the story. The author created very descriptive images throughout the book with his words. An example of this was ... Read full review

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User Review  - ElizaJane - LibraryThing

Reason for Reading: I am reading the author's entire backlist with my son and discussing the life of a photographer/photojournalist as a career option while doing so. This was my son's and my ... Read full review


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Richard Sobol is a photojournalist and author of several children's books.

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