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Elephant Journey gets 4.5 stars

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

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A Book Worth Reading reviews

CHECK OUT THE REVIEWS ON A BOOK WORTH READING Short reviews of several of Rob Laidlaw’s animal protection books.

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No Shelter Here now out in Spanish

Available through regular booksellers.

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Elephant Journey Nominated for Red Cedar Book Award

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.

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Excellent SLJ review of Elephant Journey

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

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Publisher’s Weekly review of Elephant Journey

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

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Elephant Journey on another favourite kids picture book list

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

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Simcoe.com – Good Kids’ Books About Animals

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

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BookBuzz review of Elephant Journey

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

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CM Magazine gives Elephant Journey “highly recommended”

Elephant Journey: The True Story of Three Zoo Elephants and Their Rescue From Captivity. Rob Laidlaw. Art by Brian Deines. Toronto, ON: Pajama Press, 2015. 40 pp., hardcover, $22.95. ISBN 978-1-927485-77-4. Subject Headings: Captive elephants-Canada-Juvenile literature. Wildlife rescue-Canada-Juvenile literature. Animal … Continue reading

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