Robi Dobi by Madhur Jaffrey
The Marvelous Adventures of an Indian Elephant

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An Indian elephant befriends a mouse, a butterfly, and a parrot, and together they have many adventures.

About Madhur Jaffrey

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Madhur Jaffrey is a well-known and internationally respected writer on Indian, Far Eastern, and vegetarian cuisine, and the author of several cookbooks. She has hosted a cooking series on BBC television, and is an award-winning actress, having appeared both in film and on stage. She lives in New York. Amanda Hall is noted for her stylish illustrations of folk tales and legends. She has worked with many U.S. publishers, including DK.
Published September 1, 1997 by Dial. 80 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books.

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Maya and Robi, you stay in my ear.'' Among the bright spots in this blancmange of intrepidity is Kabbi Wahabbi's witty reiteration of his situational equivocation``If I wasn't orange, if I wasn't so far from home, and if I wasn't worrying about my family, I would really enjoy this.'' (Whatever ha...

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But it's Hall's (How the Leopard Got His Spots) delicious illustrations, both color and black-and-white, that breathe life into these characters, from the moment elephant rescues mouse in a dark purple monsoon, trees bending and river churning, to the victorious parade of Robi Dobi and the rescue...

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