The Elephants are Coming!

Lindsay Norman

A story about a ten-year-old boy, Themba, who helps to protect his family from a herd of elephants.
Date Published :
December 2016
Publisher :
Penguin Random House South Africa
Contributor(s) :
Izak Vollgraaff
Illustration :
Full color illustrations and photographs
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ISBN : 9781432306861
Pages : 32
Dimensions : 8 X 8 inches
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Ten-year-old Themba dreams of joining his father and older brother in chasing the elephants away if they should come to eat their corn, as they did last year. Sadly, everyone tells him that he is too young and must stay at home to protect his mother, sister and grandfather while his father and brother are away. But danger lurks much closer to home! Readers will have to find out if Themba is brave enough for the challenge.

About The Author

Cape Town-based Lindsay Norman has been involved in educational publishing for three decades and is passionate about child literacy. She is a founder member of Hwange Schools Project, a non-profit organisation that promotes literacy in a number of schools in Zimbabwe. The Elephants are Coming! and Aunt Alice and the Lion are her first children's books.

Izak Vollgraaff is a Cape Town-based illustrator, painter and art teacher. His work has been featured by most of southern Africa's major publishing houses. Isak's fascinational for Africa -- its cultures, nature, wildlife and people -- finds expression through his art.

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