By Michael Morpurgo
Lizzie and Karl's mom is a zoo keeper; the relations has develop into connected to an orphaned elephant named Marlene, who should be destroyed as a precautionary degree so she and the opposite animals do not run wild may still the zoo be hit through bombs. The kinfolk persuades the zoo director to allow Marlene remain of their backyard in its place. while the town is bombed, the kin flees with hundreds of thousands of others, yet how can they stroll an identical path once they have an elephant in tow, and continue themselves secure? alongside the best way, they meet Peter, a Canadian navigator who hazards his personal catch to save lots of the kin.
As Michael Morpurgo writes in an author's note, An Elephant within the Garden is galvanized by means of historic truths, and through his admiration for elephants, "the noblest and wisest and so much delicate of all creatures." here's a tale that brings jointly an not likely workforce of survivors whose religion in kindness and love proves the simplest weapon of all.
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An Elephant in the Garden: Inspired by a True Story by Michael Morpurgo