A True StoryAuthor Jennifer O'Connell ISBN 9780884489283 Binding Trade Cloth Publisher Tilbury House Publishers Publication Date October 04, 2022 Size 216 x 279 mm
The deep bond between Lawrence Anthony and the traumatized elephants he saved is at the heart of this story.
From the author and illustrator of The Eye of the Whale (Tilbury House, 2013), this is the nonfiction picture book story of Lawrence Anthony and his animal reserve in Zululand, South Africa. The deep bond between Anthony and the traumatized elephants he saved is at the heart of this story. When Lawrence died, the elephants gathered outside his home from remote parts of the reserve to mourn him, and they returned on the first and second anniversaries of his death?because elephants remember. This story of human—animal mutual love and respect has the full cooperation of Anthony's wife and children.
Jennifer O'Connell is the author and illustrator of the New York Times bestseller Ten Timid Ghosts, which has sold over a million copies. Her picture book The Eye of the Whale ? like Elephants Remember, a true story of the sentient animals with whom we share this planet?received the 2014 Green Earth Book Award, a Moonbeam Gold Award, and was on RIF's STEAM Multicultural Booklist. Jennifer is a two—time recipient of the Christopher Award for her book illustrations and is known for her engaging and interactive school presentations, workshops, and virtual programs. See more at JenniferOConnellArt.com.