Illus. in full color. Jasmina plays at being a hunter in the African bush, pretending to shoot the mighty elephant. But during her games Jasmina discovers a crying little elephant on his dead mother's side, and realizes the horrors of hunting. Jasmina takes the frightened elephant into her care and brings it to safety. "The simple text highlights the universality of the experience while breathtaking, realistic, full-color illustrations accent the panorama of the countryside and some of its ecological niches."--"School Library Journal."
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Jamina spends the day playing hunters in the hot, dry African bush. When she hears a sad, desperate sound, it leads her to a baby elephant calling for its dead mother, and as she tries to help the orphaned creature Jamina realizes that hunting is neither noble nor exciting.Review:
"Paul Geraghty is an artist who never puts a foot wrong." ( Bookseller)
"Powerful . . . evocative . . . dazzling." ( Baby Magazine)
"Glorious!" ( Child Education)
"Beautiful . . . lyrical and haunting . . . lush . . . excellent." ( Books For Your Children)
"Beautifully poignant and thought provoking." (Jo Heffer The Bookbag)
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Book Description Red Fox, 1996. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0099666316