Run! The Elephant Weighs a Ton! by Adam Frost
Bloomsbury ISBN 9781408827079
Tom and Sophie are spending the holidays at Whipsnade Zoo as their parents are working there for the summer. Their latest adventure begins with the birth of an elephant calf. The children become totally absorbed in Shaurya's early life and follow his development as he begins to take his place in the herd. But there are a few problems on the way and Tom and Sophie do their utmost to find out what is troubling Shaurya. This is a wonderful story with fantastic insight into behind-the-scenes life at the zoo. It has been written in close collaboration with zoological experts and offers readers lots of fascinating facts about animals as well as an exciting adventure.