The Resource Zeraffa giraffa, Dianne Hofmeyr ; illustrated by Jane Ray

Zeraffa giraffa, Dianne Hofmeyr ; illustrated by Jane Ray

Label
Zeraffa giraffa
Title
Zeraffa giraffa
Statement of responsibility
Dianne Hofmeyr ; illustrated by Jane Ray
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This is the astonishing true story of Zeraffa, a giraffe who was sent as a gift from Egypt to France in 1826. A young boy, Atir, takes care of Zeraffa on her epic journey and the sailors sing songs as she gazes down at them. In France, Atir leads her through the countryside, and thousands of people marvel at Zeraffa. Paris falls in love with Zeraffa. The King builds her a special house in the Jardin des Plantes. On warm nights, the young princess visits, while Atir whispers stories to Zeraffa of a hot land far away. The amazing story by an award-winning author of a giraffe's extraordinary voyage from Africa to Paris
Cataloging source
AU@
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hofmeyr, Dianne
Dewey number
823.92
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1960-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Ray, Jane
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Giraffe
  • Zoo animals
  • Human-animal relationships
  • Giraffe
  • Human-animal relationships
  • Zoo animals
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Zeraffa giraffa, Dianne Hofmeyr ; illustrated by Jane Ray
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781847803443
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)874689640
  • 746804
  • (OCoLC)ocn874689640
Label
Zeraffa giraffa, Dianne Hofmeyr ; illustrated by Jane Ray
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
28 cm
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781847803443
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)874689640
  • 746804
  • (OCoLC)ocn874689640

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