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Elephant Quest

By Betsy Lewin, Ted Lewin
Illustrated by Betsy Lewin, Ted Lewin

Paperback: $11.95

Six Pack: $71.70

Recounts an expedition through the Moremi Wildlife Reserve in Botswana, describing the vegetation and wildlife, and culminating in the sighting of an African elephant herd.

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About the Creators

Thumb_thumb Betsy Lewin - Author, Illustrator

and her husband, Ted, have been traveling the world together for decades and have chronicled many of their wide-ranging adventures in books for young readers. In addition to Puffling Patrol, their most recent collaborations were Balarama: A Royal Elephant and Horse Song: The Naadam of Mongolia, both published by Lee & Low Books.

Ted and Betsy have both won countless awards and honors for their books. Betsy was the recipient of a Caldecott Medal Honor in 2001 for Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type. When not teaching, visiting with young fans, or traveling, the Lewins are usually drawing and painting in their Brooklyn, New York, home studios. You can visit Betsy Lewin online at betsylewin.com

Thumb_thumb Ted Lewin - Author, Illustrator

and his wife, Betsy, have been traveling the world together for decades and have chronicled many of their wide-ranging adventures in books for young readers. In addition to Puffling Patrol, their most recent collaborations were Balarama: A Royal Elephant and Horse Song: The Naadam of Mongolia, both published by Lee & Low Books.

Ted and Betsy have both won countless awards and honors for their books. Ted was awarded a Caldecott Medal Honor in 1994 for Peppe the Lamplighter. When not teaching, visiting with young fans, or traveling, the Lewins are usually drawing and painting in their Brooklyn, New York, home studios. You can visit Ted Lewin online at tedlewin.com

About This Title

ISBN

Paperback: 9781620141830

Six Pack: 9781620141984

Awards

John Burroughs Young Readers Award
John Burroughs Association/American Museum of Natural History

Guided Reading:

R

Lexile:

AD960L

Interest Level:

Grades 1 - 6

Reading Level:

Grades 4 - 5

Themes

African/African American Interest, Animal/Biodiversity/Plant Adaptations, Animals, Cultural Diversity, Education, Environment/Nature, Exploring Ecosystems, Human Impact On Environment/Environmental Sustainability , Informational Text, Nature/Science

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