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by John Butler,Wendy Henrichs
Anju, an elephant, is being moved again, coaxed by her mahout (caretaker) into a trailer.
Anju, an elephant, is being moved again, coaxed by her mahout (caretaker) into a trailer. Told in flashback, the story paints Anju’s memories-of happy days in Sumatra; of too many years performing circus tricks (perching on a stool, bedecked with a silly hat); and of life in zoos. I have read many amazing picture books, but few touch my heart the way When Anju Loved Being an Elephant by Wendy Henrichs did. Through the story of Anju, we learn how an elephant might feel who remembers being free and being surrounded by her friends and family, but now is alone.
Anju no longer loved being an elephant. She was old and tired. Wendy Henrichs was inspired to write I Am Tama, Lucky Cat when she adopted two cats
Anju no longer loved being an elephant. Will Anju ever love being an elephant again?. Butler's illustrations make the reader feel for the elephant as much as Henrick's beautiful rendering of Anju's story. Sep 13, 2013 Sharon Lawler rated it liked it. Shelves: a-picturebooks, animal-rights, feelings, animal-elephant. Wendy Henrichs was inspired to write I Am Tama, Lucky Cat when she adopted two cats. One of them had a habit of raising her paw while sitting, just like a Japanese Lucky Cat figurine. Curiosity about the legends behind Lucky Cat led her to the story of Tama.
Growing up on the Indonesian island of Sumatra with its cooling lakes and refreshing mud holes, Anju loved being an elephant. Loving cared for and proetected by her mother and herd family, there was nowhere else Anju would rather be. That all changed when she was stolen and sold to an American circus. Anju spends decades traveling across the country, entertaining crowds. Andrea Wesson studied at the Rhode Island School of Design and has illustrated several picture books, including Not Just Another Moose, Opera Cat, and Argus. She lives in Maryland and would love to live in Miss Wright's house by the beach (but not with a monkey). Maestro Stu Saves the Zoo. Denise Brennan-Nelson (author), Tim Bowers (illustrator).
Wendy Henrichs; Major John Butler. Includes advice on helping elephants and "Elephant Q&A. Growing up on the Indonesian island of Sumatra with its cooling lakes and refreshing mud holes, Anju loved being an elephant. This button opens a dialog that displays additional images for this product with the option to zoom in or out. Tell us if something is incorrect. When Anju Loved Being an Elephant.
Author Wendy Henrichs translates into age-appropriate prose how these . Anyone at any age who loves elephants or wants to learn more about their lives in captivity will enjoy reading When Anju Loved Being an Elephant.
Author Wendy Henrichs translates into age-appropriate prose how these creatures must feel when they are taken away from their native lands and lives, and artist John Butler translates life-like scenes from Anju’s life into warm color illustrations. She was old and tired
Anju no longer loved being an elephant. Will Anju ever love being an elephant again? Details. John Butler has illustrated more than 40 children's books, including "A Mama for Owen", the true story of the African baby hippo that, separated from his mother during the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami, bonded with a giant tortoise. John lives in England.
When Anju finally arrives at her destination, she instantly smells that other elephants are nearby; Anju has been taken to an elephant sanctuary. Anju nervously takes her first steps toward Elsa, an elephant standing in the barn, and instantly can tell that Elsa is friendly. With apprehension, Anju lets Elsa lead her out into the lush fields of the sanctuary where she finds that there is a whole herd of elephants who will make her love being an elephant once again. This story follows the thoughts and actions of Anju as she tells about her life.
Learn more about the life of elephants as performers in 'When Anju Loved Being an Elephant'.
December 7, 2015 ·. Thanks to all who will place bids for AMAZING Children's Lit packages that Wendy Peck Delsol has put together on her author page for the benefit of darling Heroic Henry who needs help for his medical bills as he fights cancer. Learn more about the life of elephants as performers in 'When Anju Loved Being an Elephant'.