The Elephant's Tale

Written by Lauren St John

Part of the The White Giraffe Series Series

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This is the fourth thrilling African adventure featuring Martine, her beloved giraffe Jemmy and Martine’s best friend Ben.  With just 13 days to investigate the mysterious goings on at the Game Reserve and the fate of 20 missing elephants, Martine must stop at nothing to unearth the truth.  Either that or she stands to lose the wildlife sanctuary and the animals altogether.  There’s simply no-one better than Lauren St John for such vivid descriptions of Africa and the wild animals featured. 


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The Elephant's Tale Synopsis

It's the first day of the December school holidays and Martine has lots of fun planned for the next few weeks, not least spending time with Jemmy, her beloved white giraffe, and her best friend, Ben. But her plans for a peaceful holiday are soon shattered when a sinister man informs Martine and her grandmother that Sabuwona is about to be repossessed. The nature reserve, and everything in it, will no longer belong to them.

Martine is determined to save the home she's grown to love. When Grace has a vision about a unique herd of Namibian elephants, she knows she must travel to Namibia to learn their secrets. This could be the answer to all their troubles...

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ISBN: 9781842557853
Publication date: 01/07/2010
Publisher: Orion Children's Books (an Imprint of Orion Publishing Co)
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9781842556191
Publication date: 06/08/2009
Publisher: Orion Publishing Co
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781842557853
Publication date: 1st July 2010
Author: Lauren St John
Publisher: Orion Children's Books (an Imprint of Orion Publishing Co)
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 256 pages
Suitable for: 9+ readers
Genres: General Fiction
Recommendations: eBooks

About Lauren St John

Lauren St John was our Guest Editor in August 2013 - you can see her book choices below. Lauren St John was born in Gatooma, Rhodesia, now Kadoma, Zimbabwe. Aged 11 she and her family moved to Rainbow's End farm in Gadzema, which later became the subject of her memoir. After studying journalism, she relocated to England, where she was golf correspondent to The Sunday Times. She is the author of several books on sports and music, as well as the award-winning children's series The White Giraffe, Dolphin Song, The Last Leopard and The Elephant's Tale.  Her latest book, ...

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