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Thinking of Animals at Brock University in St. Catharines, Ontario on March 1-2, 2018 should be a super interesting conference. Check out the conference program HERE. I’ll be part of a panel and then I’ll be making a presentation on … Continue reading
Alohamora Open a Book, October 26, 2016 http://alohamoraopenabook.blogspot.ca/2016/10/elephant-journey-gets-45-stars-picture.html Elephant Journey Written by Rob Laidlaw, Illustrated by Brian Deines ISBN: 978-1-927485-77-4 Did you know an elephant’s trunk has more than 60,000 muscles? This is just one of many things I learned … Continue reading
CHECK OUT THE REVIEWS ON A BOOK WORTH READING Short reviews of several of Rob Laidlaw’s animal protection books.
Available through regular booksellers.
Elephant Journey has been nominated in the 2016/2017 Red Cedar Book Award, Information Book category. To find out more about the Red Cedar program, this year’s winners and the complete list of next years nominees CLICK HERE.
School Library Journal – Elephant Journey “A great addition for lessons on wildlife and the ethics of zoos.” (June 2016) Gr 2-4–The story of three zoo elephants and their journey to a new home. Toka, Thika, and Iringa were not … Continue reading
Publisher’s Weekly, March 21, 2016 Born in southern Africa, elephants Toka and Iringa were later captured and brought to a Toronto zoo; a third elephant, Thika, was born in captivity. When the zoo’s cramped conditions and cold climate began to … Continue reading
Favourite picture books of 2015 Patricia Coppard / Times Colonist I often don’t like kids’ books that are too obviously tackling a particular social issue. Sometimes, they have great social-service-expert credentials but lousy writing. Sometimes, they just feel preachy. Generally, … Continue reading
By Glenn Perrett Elephant Journey: The True Story of Three Zoo Elephants and Their Rescue from Captivity Rob Laidlaw, illustrations by Brian Deines Pajama Press, 2015, 40 pages, ISBN: 9781927485774, ages 5+ A heartwarming nature adventure for children, Elephant Journey: … Continue reading
Elephant Journey: The True Story of Three Zoo Elephants and their Rescue from Captivity Posted by Heidi – December 11, 2015 By Rob Laidlaw • Brian Deines, Illustrator Pajama Press, $19.95, 40 pages, Format: Hard Elephant Journey is about three zoo elephants … Continue reading