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


User Review  - Jane Doe - Kirkus

Young readers may never complain about feeding or cleaning up after the dog again once they've met Wan Pen, a four-year-old pet/sibling/working animal belonging to a family in a Thai village. In Tha ... Read full review


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

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