A Passion for Elephants: The Real Life Adventure of Field Scientist Cynthia Moss

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By Toni Buzzeo
Publisher Dial Books
A Passion for Elephants: The Real Life Adventure of Field Scientist Cynthia Moss
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A science and nature biography of Cynthia Moss, the elephant expert, by the author of Caldecott Honor book One Cool FriendCynthia Moss was never afraid of BIG things. As a kid, she loved to ride through the countryside on her tall horse. She loved to visit faraway places. And she especially loved to learn about nature and the world around her. So when Cynthia traveled to Africa and met the worlds most ENORMOUS land animal, the African elephant, at Amboseli National Park in Kenya, she knew she had found her lifes work.Cynthia has spent years learning everything she can about elephants and sharing these fascinating creatures with the world. She is a scientist, nature photographer, and animalrights activist, fighting against the ivory poachers who kill so many elephants for their tusks.This lyrical and accessible picture book gives kids a glimpse of what scientists do in the real world and inspires them to dream of accomplishing BIG things.

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1196 words1,196 words
32 pages32 pages
Lexile NC1030LLexile NC1030L
Grade K to 3Grade K to 3
Age 5-8Age 5-8
Published 2015Published 2015

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Book ISBN:

0399187251

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