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6 edition of The White Elephant found in the catalog.

The White Elephant

by Sid Fleischman

  • 114 Want to read
  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Greenwillow .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsRobert Mcguire (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7288436M
ISBN 100061131377
ISBN 109780061131370

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The White Elephant is a wonderful book by a legendary children's author, Sid Fleischman. His blend of Twain's wit and O'Henry's love of language brings this story of a boy and his elephants to life in a way no one else could.

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