From Publishers Weekly
-Publisher's Weekly March 2012
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|Length: 40 pages||Age Level: 6 - 8||Grade Level: 1 - 8th|
This was a fun addition to our studies on the Middle Ages, telling the story of a most unique gift from Eastern ruler Haroun al Rashid to Western Emperor Charlemagne.Published 10 months ago by Shelli
I downloaded this book for my five year old granddaughter. She enjoyed the story so much we read the book several times together (she can read). Read morePublished 16 months ago by C. Weaver
My grandchildren are 8 and 5. They loved this book. The 8 year old
is an advanced reader and made a book report for school using this book.
Charlemagne was gifted with an elephant named Abu from the caliph of Baghdad - who knew? This charming tale seems to have flown under the radar for a while. Read morePublished on September 14, 2013 by Kort
This story of Charlemagne and the white elephant is a wonderful depiction of both the Frankish and Moslem cultures in the ninth century. Read morePublished on September 9, 2013 by Dorothy Keyser
My 6yr old (advanced reader) is a lover of all history. This is a great age appropriate book for him. Read morePublished on August 15, 2013 by kelpiegirl
The Elephant from Baghdad is very similar to A Giraffe Goes to Paris which are both based upon tales from long ago. Read morePublished on August 14, 2013 by Jeri Zerr
My daughter loves this just as much as the Giraffe book. It never fails to live up to its expectations, and both the story and illustrations are captivating.Published on August 13, 2013 by Jodi
My two 7-year old sons and I enjoyed this entertaining yet true story of how Charlemagne was gifted Abu, an albino elephant, from the caliph of Baghdad in the year 802. Read morePublished on August 7, 2013 by Gabriel's Buddy