REVIEWED BY ELIZABETH, 8, VIC
Queenie by Corinne Fenton, illustrated by Peter Gouldthorpe, Black Dog Books, ISBN 1876372974
Elizabeth read this book in her school library.
Queenie is an Indian elephant. When she gets separated from her mother, where does she go? Will she ever find her mum?
Follow Queenie’s journey to a new life. She grows to be an amazing elephant, strong and big. She becomes a legend.
She carries hundreds of people who feed her lots of peanuts, her favourite food.
My favourite picture is of two elephants playing in a bright green forest, splashing in the glittering water. Their hideaway place is calm and peaceful.
People of all ages, children and adults, who like elephants, should read this book.
I give this book a 10 out of 10 star rating because of the fascinating pictures that fade into the plain light grey outline border.
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