Rumble and mumble. Trumpet and stomp! Meet Kamala, Rani, Bozie, Swarna, and Spike! These busy Asian Elephants have formed a family at Smithsonian’s National Zoo. Discover a day in the life of this elephant herd, how keepers interact with them, and how this work helps wild elephants thousands of miles away. Created in collaboration with the Smithsonian Institute, this fact-filled picture book will help young learners get to know these incredible creatures.
Lela Nargi is an author, editor, and veteran journalist living in a leafy corner of Brooklyn, NY, with her daughter, her husband, and an enormous rabbit. After years spent covering news, celebrities, lifestyle, and photography for large national magazines like People, Life, and Entertainment Weekly, she now writes about food, science, the environment, travel, business, and parenting for a wide variety of outlets. She also writes books—lately, mostly for children.
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Reading level: 3-5
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