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Reviews of Children's Literature

The Memory of an Elephant

Written By: Sophie Strady
Illustrated By: Jean-Francois Martin

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The Memory of an Elephant An Unforgettable Journey

Summary:
Marcel, an old elephant who is writing an encyclopedia, reminisces about his memorable world travels and experiences in Paris.

Rating: 2 **

Literally like reading an encyclopedia. Each page has random snippets about a specific topic such as skyscrapers or flowers. Alternating is a semblance of a story.

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My Bibi Always Remembers

Written By: Toni Buzzeo
Illustrated By: Mike Wohnoutka

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My Bibi Always Remembers

Summary:
Tembo, a little African elephant, wants to be just like her grandmother, Bibi, but is often distracted when she is supposed to be following Bibi to a watering hole. Includes a note about elephants.

Rating: 3 ***

An interesting story about elephants and how they stick together and find water and the importance of the family matriarch.

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