Title: Akimbo and the Elephants Author: ISBN-13: ISBN:

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Akimbo and the Elephants

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  • This is a great book for pupils to read in lower KS2. It teaches pupils about wild animals and the threats to animals in the wild. Children like to see themselves playing important roles in the world, and Akimbo and the Elephants is ver

    This is a great book for pupils to read in lower KS2. It teaches pupils about wild animals and the threats to animals in the wild. Children like to see themselves playing important roles in the world, and Akimbo and the Elephants is very good for appealing to that desire.

  • And feedback from individual children has also been really inspiring. One boy wrote in his homework that he found Akimbo and the Elephants “very interesting because of certain aspects portrayed in it. I was able to learn that the task of wildlife protection is not only meant for grown ups but also for teenagers and youth. Also I learnt about the treasure that we have in our African continent.”

    And feedback from individual children has also been really inspiring. One boy wrote in his homework that he found Akimbo and the Elephants “very interesting because of certain aspects portrayed in it. I was able to learn that the task of wildlife protection is not only meant for grown ups but also for teenagers and youth. Also I learnt about the treasure that we have in our African continent.”

    Title: Akimbo and the Elephants
    Author(s): Alexander McCall Smith
    ISBN: 1-4193-7033-2 / 978-1-4193-7033-5 (USA edition)
    Publisher: Recorded Books
    Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   

  • Title: Akimbo and the Elephants
    Author(s): Alexander McCall Smith
    ISBN: 1-4193-7028-6 / 978-1-4193-7028-1 (USA edition)
    Publisher: Recorded Books
    Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   

    I read three times – to each of the children. I read it to Raf, then to Rudy, then to Iris. They loved it. And they loved all of Alexander McCall Smith’s books for children, about a boy growing up in Africa – Akimbo and the Baboons, Akimbo and the Elephants, Akimbo and the Lions …

Title: Akimbo and the Elephants Author: ISBN-13: ISBN:

Well, not quite . . . but the series is full of Akimbo learning about wild animals, the threats to animals from people, and deals with the problems through Akimbo's brave deeds. Children like to see themselves playing important roles in the world, and Akimbo and the Elephants is very good for appealing to that desire.