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The elephant thief

Jane Kerr

The elephant thief

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Published by Chicken House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Auctions,
  • Zoo keepers,
  • Elephants,
  • Juvenile fiction,
  • Pickpockets,
  • History

  • About the Edition

    When young pickpocket Danny accidentally buys an elephant at an auction, he finds himself swept up on an unforgettable adventure. Offered a job by a zookeeper, all he has to do is ride Maharajah from Edinburgh to Manchester in one week.

    Edition Notes

    456 Childrens Plus, Inc.

    StatementJane Kerr
    The Physical Object
    Pagination308 p.
    Number of Pages308
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26947067M
    ISBN 101338188437
    ISBN 109781338188431

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The Elephant Thief begins in the slums of Edinburg with a street urchin, who comes to be known as Danny. He is given the opportunity of a new life when he is drawn into a plan to walk an elephant from Edinburg to Manchester.

The book is based on a true story which happened in April /5(59). 'The Elephant Thief' is a novel aimed at older children/young adult readers, and is set in Britain at the time of Queen Victoria. The protagonist is a young pickpocket called Danny, who is caught up with criminals who send him to an auction to purchase an elephant called Maharajah, whom they believe is the key to finding some treasure/5(23).

The Elephant Thief is packed with about as much adventure as any child I know can handle. There’s a race against time, a tense and unjust rivalry between the Zookeepers, hidden identities. And toll booths.

Nearly died of laughter at that bit/5(23). 'The Elephant Thief' is a novel aimed at older children/young adult readers, and is set in Britain at the time of Queen Victoria. The protagonist is a young pickpocket called Danny, who is caught up with criminals who send him to an auction to purchase an elephant called Maharajah, whom they believe is the key to finding some treasure/5(43).

Elephant Thief is a page-turner romance / adventure story about Arisha, a wood mage, and her beloved elephant Hami. Together they flee the army camp of Prince Bahram of Sikhand in an attempt to get away from a senseless war, only to be caught by the master strategist leader of the opposing side, Lord Rhys of Aneirion/5.

The Elephant Thief. When pickpocket Danny accidentally bids for Maharajah the elephant at an Edinburgh auction, he's swept up on an unforgettable journey. His new employer, a zookeeper, transforms Danny into a bejewelled Indian prince.

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I wouldn’t go as far as to say it was thrilling, but it certainly was exciting. The Elephant Thief. March 27th by Chicken House Copy Provided by Young Adult Books Central Boy has lived a difficult life in the impoverished neighborhoods of Edinburgh, Scotland in the s. With no parents, he scrounges for food and clothing with other urchins, and is prey to petty crime lords who work him hard and treat him : Ms.

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There’s a race against time, a tense and unjust rivalry between the Zookeepers, hidden identities. And toll booths. Nearly died of laughter at that bit/5(34). About the book When pickpocket Danny accidentally bids for Maharajah the elephant at an Edinburgh auction, he’s swept up on an unforgettable journey.

His new employer, a zookeeper, transforms Danny into a bejewelled Indian prince. This is an amazing book from the author Jane Kerr. Based on a true story, this book is packed in an adventure. It is all about a boy called Danny who is a pickpocket going on an adventure disguised as a prince with an elephant called Maharaja.

I recommend this book to older children who love thrilling adventure stories. "The Elephant Thief" is ultimately a story about the hope for peace and understanding.

Lia very elegantly shows us that war is not simply black and white, and she has done a /5(29). Book Review: “The Elephant Thief” by Jane Kerr. during an auction that will see him becoming the owner of an African elephant named Maharajah. If only Mr Jameson had taken his elephant and left, things would have been so much easier, but Mr Jameson is a risk taker or a greedy man with a good heart (whichever way you choose to see it.

‎When magically gifted Arisha runs away from an army camp with her elephant Hami in order to save him from death in battle, she thinks she's in deep trouble.

However, she soon discovers that things can always get worse. Escaping across a war-torn country, they are captured by the enemy’s l 5/5(4). The Elephant Thief is a fictionalized version of a true story.

A street urchin named only Boy is caught up in an adventure and race to bring an elephant named Maharajah from Edinburgh to Manchester in a week. Boy, is renamed Danny but also given the “Stage name” of Prince Dandip by Mr.

Jameson who purchased this huge elephant at an auction/5(47). Librarian's Book choice - Write a review - Read an extract. Reviews The Elephant Thief Jane Kerr. Review. This is a charming historical adventure, set infollows the fate of Maharajah, an elephant who is sold at auction, and a street boy (think one of Fagin's boys from Oliver Twist).

Maharajah is bought by an owner of a zoo, and before. Danny, a poor orphan boy, who lives on the streets, helps a zookeepers purchase an elephant. The zookeeper offers him a real job if he will ride the elephant.

Jane Kerr is the author of The Elephant Thief ( avg rating, ratings, 59 reviews), The Great Animal Escapade ( avg rating, 7 ratings, 2 review /5. Elephant haunts: a sportsman's narrative of the search for Livingstone () This book, Elephant haunts, by Henry Faulkner, is a replication of a book originally published before It has been restored by human beings, page by page, so that Brand: Lia Patterson.

The elephant thief. [Jane Kerr, (Children's literature author)] -- When Danny accidentally buys an elephant, he accepts a job from a zookeeper to ride the elephant from Edinburgh to Manchester that turns into a journey that captures the attention of everyone in the.

Based on real events, this is a miraculous story of a boy who befriends a famous elephant during a race against time and villains. When pickpocket Danny accidentally bids for Maharajah the elephant at an Edinburgh auction, he's swept up on an unforgettable journey.

His new employer, a zookeeper, transforms Danny into a bejewelled Indian prince. As he rides Maharajah from Scotland to his new home in England, even Queen Victoria follows their journey with delight.

But a rival zookeeper wagers on their failure, and soon. - Buy The Elephant Thief book online at best prices in India on Read The Elephant Thief book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified orders/5(11).

This is a fast-paced story, based loosely on Maharajah's real-life journey from Edinburgh to Manchester, where the elephant's skeleton is now on display at the Manchester Museum.

While the historical walk was rather uneventful, The Elephant Thief is non-stop action. What does hold true to history is the way the country was captivated by the Author: Author: Jane Kerr. When street urchin Danny accidentally buys Maharajah the elephant at an Edinburgh auction, his new employer, a zookeeper, dresses Danny up as a bejewelled Indian prince.

As he rides Maharajah to his new home in England, even Queen Victoria follows their journey with delight. But a rival zookeeper wagers on their failure, and soon Dannys shady connections threaten to overturn the mission. The Elephant Thief is a fictionalized version of a true story.

A street urchin named only Boy is caught up in an adventure and race to bring an elephant named Maharajah from Edinburgh to Manchester in a week.

Boy, is renamed Danny but also given the “Stage name” of Prince Dandip by Mr. Jameson who purchased this huge elephant at an auction/5(47).

Get this from a library. The elephant thief. [Jane Kerr] -- "When pickpocket Danny accidentally bids for Maharajah the elephant at an Edinburgh auction, he's swept up on an unforgettable journey.

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The Elephant Thief Ma Ma / Best Children's and Middle Grade Fiction, Best New Books, Book Reviews, Elem. Fiction Written by Jane Kerr. 'The Elephant Thief' is a novel aimed at older children/young adult readers, and is set in Britain at the time of Queen Victoria.

The protagonist is a young pickpocket called Danny, who is caught up with criminals who send him to an auction to purchase an elephant called Maharajah, whom they believe is the key to finding some treasure/5(42). The story centers around a mute, orphaned pickpocket who goes on the journey of a lifetime when he is hired as a publicity stunt to ride an elephant from Edinburgh, Scotland, to Manchester, England.

Kerr adds mystery, double-crosses, danger, and intrigue to embellish the true story of an actual circus elephant that was sold at an Scottish. The Elephant Thief begins in the slums of Edinburg with a street urchin, who comes to be known as Danny. He is given the opportunity of a new life when he is drawn into a plan to walk an elephant from Edinburgh to Manchester.

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His new employer, a zookeeper, transforms Danny into a bejewelled Indian prince. As he rides Maharajah from Scotland to his new home in England, even Queen Victoria follows their journey with delight.

But a rival zookeeper wagers on their failure, and soon 5/5(1). CHILDREN’S BOOK OF THE WEEK. The Elephant Thief by Jane Kerr Reviewed by Alex O’Connell. Alex O’Connell. Saturday March 04am, The Times. Title: The Elephant Thief Author: Jane Kerr Series: - Genre: Children's Historical Fiction Age Range: 9+ Available: Now When pickpocket Danny accidentally bids for Maharajah the elephant at an Edinburgh auction, he's swept up on an unforgettable journey.

His new employer, a zookeeper, transforms Danny into a bejewelled Indian prince. As he rides Maharajah. The Elephant Thief is packed with about as much adventure as any child I know can handle.

There’s a race against time, a tense and unjust rivalry between the Zookeepers, hidden identities. And toll booths. Nearly died of laughter at that bit. Otherwise, seeing a dispossessed mute prince bonding to an elephant and helping the elephant survive /5(24).

Information. Goodreads: The Elephant Thief Series: None Source: City Book Review Publication Date: Ma (USA). Summary. Danny has been making his living as a pickpocket on the streets, so when he catches the attention of the owner of the Belle Vue Zoological Gardens, he knows it’s the chance of a lifetime.Author of The Elephant Thief.

Jane Kerr. Latest book. Find out more. Share this: About Jane Kerr. Jane Kerr grew up in North Wales and wrote her first book at the age of seven. 'The Jones Family have a Picnic' was not a big-seller, but it sparked a life-long love of writing and story-telling.