The True Story of the Greatest Elephant That Ever LivedBook - 1998
On a quiet morning in 1896, in a small German circus town, a boy and an elephant were born. The boy was named Bram, the elephant was named Modoc. Bram was the son of a local elephant handler, and even as a child he showed signs of becoming a master handler. Modoc grew impressively beyond anyone's imagination--exceptional intelligence, massive size, and a gentleness surpassing that of even the kindest elephants. The two were raised as siblings, and when news came that the circus was being sold, thirteen-year-old Bram did the only thing he could imagine: he stowed away to be with Modoc.
Publisher: New York : HarperPerennial, 1998
Edition: First HarperPerennial edition
Copyright Date: ©1997
Branch Call Number: 791.32 HELFE
Characteristics: viii, 325 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 21 cm