"A stately rendition of the episode, less exuberant, but also less fictionalized, than Phil Bildner's Twenty-One Elephants (2004), illustrated by LeUyen Pham. (author's note, resource list) (Picture book. 7-9)"
Strong rhythms and occasional full or partial rhymes give this account of P.T. Barnum's 1884 elephant parade across the newly opened Brooklyn Bridge an incantatory tone.
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