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The elephant's new shoe : a true rescue story / written by Laurel Neme ; with a foreword by Nick Marx of Wildlife Alliance ; illustrated by Ariel Landy.

Neme, Laurel Abrams, 1963- (author.). Landy, Ariel, (illustrator.).

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  • 0 of 1 copy available at Knoxville Public Library.
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Potter-Tioga Library System.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Knoxville Public Library J 599.67 NEM (Text) 30543003730812 Juvenile Nonfiction Checked Out 06/18/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781338266870
  • ISBN: 133826687X
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Orchard Books, an imprint of Scholastic Inc., 2020.

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Summary, etc.:
"When Chhouk, an Asian elephant calf, was found, he was alone, underweight, and had a severe foot injury. Conservationist Nick Marx of Wildlife Alliance rescued the baby elephant. With help from the Cambodian Forestry Administration, the Cambodian School of Prosthetics and Orthotics, and an elephant named Lucky, Nick nursed Chhouk back to health and made him an artificial foot. One of the first animals to ever be fitted with a prosthetic, Chhouk helped pioneer the technology -- and most importantly, was able to walk again!"-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 4-6. Orchard Books.
Grades K-1. Orchard Books.
Subject: Asiatic elephant > Juvenile literature.
Wildlife rescue > Juvenile literature.
Artificial feet > Juvenile literature.
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