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Elephants

Steve Bloom

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A fact-filled visual treat for elephant fans by acclaimed wildlife photographer Steve Bloom

Overview

Why do elephants flap their ears? How much do they eat? Why do they roll in mud? This book answers these questions and many more, including intriguing facts about elephants' trunks, tusks and tails, their families and friends, what they get up to from dawn to dusk, and the special relationship between elephants and humans and elephants and other animals.

Reviews

'Beautiful, dramatic and poignant in equal measures'
Mumsnet

'Entertaining and dramatic, Elephants also has an educational aspect and will be highly popular with all wildlife enthusiasts'
Magpie That

'A charming book … jam-packed full of interesting facts … it really is one of those books the whole family can enjoy'
Mummyfever.co.uk

'Accessible, non-patronising text accompanies photographs of every elephantine element, from close-ups of astoundingly long eyelashes to portraits of elephants that appear to be made of chocolate because they are so covered in mud. For all ages'
Jewish Chronicle

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Specifications

Format: Paperback

Size: 29.0 x 25.0 cm

Extent: 64 pp

Illustrations: 80

Publication date: 17 August 2015

ISBN: 9780500650554

Contents List

1. Trunks, Tusks and Tails: Trunks; Tusks; Ears; Tails; Size, Strength and Speed • 2. Family and Friends: Babies; The Family; The Herd; Old Age • 3. From Dawn to Dusk: Eating and Drinking; Washing; Swimming; Playing; Fighting; Sleeping • 4. Elephants and Humans: Carrying Logs; Carrying People; Sport; Festivals • 5. Elephants and Other Animals: The Lion; The Gazelle; The Birds; The Waterhole

About the Author

Steve Bloom is a photographer and writer. Son of South African journalist, novelist, and political activist Harry Bloom, he has written many photography books and essays.

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