Set in Thailand and based on reports of incidents that occurred during the tsunami, this story centres around the elephant Mae Jabu, who visits a small town. After becoming restless Mae Jabu gently lifts a group of small children on her back and takes them to safety... This book is suitable for ages 4 .
A kitten s stroll down a keyboard leads to a celebrated one-minute composition in this charming portrait of a remarkable true friendship. Moshe Cotel was a composer who lived in a noisy building on a noisy street in a noisy city. But Moshe didn t mind. Everything he heard was music to his ears. One day, while out for a walk, he heard a small, sad sound that he d never heard before. It was a tiny kitten! "Come on, little Ketzel," Moshe said, "I will take you home and we will make beautiful…
Eighty years before Columbus, ships from China explored the world. One discovery the Chinese made is the chee-lin, known today as a giraffe. This rich storybook traces the journey of a chee-lin in a tale of captivity and struggle, friendship and respect. Full color.
This true story about an unlikely friendship between a fox and a hound will warm the hearts of children and parents alike. Illustrated with stunning photos, " Sniffer & Tinni" follows the unusual but adorable pair, revealing how they met and how their strong bond evolved. Whether the two are wandering in the woods or playing with a ball, they re absolutely irresistible."
This is an illustrated children's picture book prequel to the worldwide bestseller A Street Cat Named Bob and The World According to Bob - perfect for very young fans. It is a moving and uplifting tale about one cat in search of a friend that will melt your heart. "
Relates the story, told by a monk named Notker the Stammerer, of how the Emperor Charlemagne sent an ambassador to Baghdad, the center of the Muslim world, to learn about the great ruler in the East, Haroun al Rashid. Includes notes on the factual basis of the story.
This is the true story of a brave horse called Fabish. In his racing days, he always tried his hardest. And when he retired, Fabish took care of the flighty young horses...One hot summer day, a wild wind blew up and the yearlings were restless. Then Fabish smelled smoke. Fire was coming, fast. The trainer threw open the gate and said, 'Go now!' Fabish neighed to the young ones and they galloped away. All through the night, the fire raged and the trainer battled to save the racehorses in the…
This remarkable book--strikingly striped as tigers are, sympathetically spoken as any child could wish--is a moving picture-book biography of Helen Martini, founder of the Bronx Zoo's animal nursery. Full color.
During Hurricane Katrina, evacuating New Orleans residents were forced to leave their pets behind. Bobbi the dog was initially chained to keep her safe, but after her owners failed to return, she had to break free. For months, Bobbi wandered the city's ravaged streets-dragging her chain behind her-followed by her feline companion, Bob Cat. After months of hunger and struggle, the Two Bobbies were finally rescued by a construction worker helping to rebuild the city.