Twenty-One Elephants by Phil Bildner

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Step right up, ladies and gents.
Believe the unbelievable and dream the impossible because Hannah, the little girl with big dreams, is coming your way.
Come and see for yourself her bold acts of bravery, her courageous conviction as she proves to the world that the Brooklyn Bridge is safe to cross.
But she can't do it alone.
P. T. Barnum and his parade of twenty-one elephants provide a spectacular show that will save the day!
Impossible, you say?
Then you'll have to look inside.
You won't want to miss this, the greatest show on earth.
 

About Phil Bildner

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Phil Bildner is the author of the New York Times bestselling Sluggers! series, the Texas Bluebonnet Award-winning Shoeless Joe & Black Betsy and its companion, The Shot Heard 'Round the World, both illustrated by C. F. Payne; and Twenty-One Elephants, illustrated by LeUyen Pham. His latest picture book is Turkey Bowl, illustrated by C.F Payne. He lives in Brooklyn, New York. LeUyen Pham is the acclaimed illustrator of a number of books. She lives,works, and teaches in San Francisco, California.
 
Published January 1, 2004 by Simon & Schuster, Inc.. 30 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Having watched the great bridge going up for most of her young life, Hannah is eager to walk it, but despite repeated, fact-laced appeals to reason (and Hannah is a positive fount of information about its materials and design), her father won’t be moved: “No little girl of mine will cross that me...

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Bildner's (Shoeless Joe and Black Betsy ) appealing tale celebrates the building of the Brooklyn Bridge, as well as the perseverance of a girl determined to walk across it.

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