Elephants as a means of livelihood form the background for this likeable story of a father and three young children in Siam....

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THE KEEPERS OF ELEPHANT VALLEY

Elephants as a means of livelihood form the background for this likeable story of a father and three young children in Siam. Unfamiliar material, entertainingly handled, with lots of adventure, with interesting side bits on elephant hunting and elephant herding. Three ill-fated expeditions in search of a prized white elephant, and in between various adventures with creatures of the wilds; experiences of getting lost in the jungle -- and finally success. Well paced story about a 14-year old boy, a girl of 12 and another boy of nine. Good entertainment.

Pub Date: July 22, 1940

ISBN: N/A

Page Count: -

Publisher: Random House

Review Posted Online: N/A

Kirkus Reviews Issue: July 1, 1940