Operation Elephant by Jill Bailey
(Save Our Species)

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Paul and Helen observe the habits and habitat of the African elephant. Similar fictional vignettes combined with factual information focus on the behavior and endangered situation of several species of elephants.

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Tony Seddon is Director of Educational Publishing at Cambridge University Press. He has written numerous books on the living world, including several on the Caribbean, an area in which he has a particular interest. Jill Bailey followed her degree in botany with teaching and research in the ecology and biochemistry of plants. She has written over 50 books for children and adults. John Green attended a boarding school in Alabama not unlike Alaska's Culver Creek. After graduating from college in 2000, he worked as a chaplain at a children's hospital. His experiences with patients and their families during intense crises solidified his desire to write for teens and inspired him to bring his comic sensibility to a candid novel about the excitement of breaking the rules and the challenge of confronting loss. John now writes for several national magazines, both print and Web-based. He is also a commentator for National Public Radio's afternoon newsmagazine, "All Things Considered," and Chicago's "NPR" affiliate, WBEZ.
Published January 1, 1991 by Raintree Steck-Vaughn Publishers. 46 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Nature & Wildlife, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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