Echo and the Magical Whispers

Echo and the Magical Whispers Echo is a magical elephant She hears the voices of dead elephants A great flood will destroy the world and only she can save us A magic realism with an ecological message For children aged and ad

  • Title: Echo and the Magical Whispers
  • Author: Paul Haston
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 464
  • Format: Paperback
  • Echo is a magical elephant She hears the voices of dead elephants A great flood will destroy the world and only she can save us A magic realism with an ecological message For children aged 9 12 and adults alike Available on Echo Magical WhSilver medal winner, 2015 Moonbeam Children s Book Awards.

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    1. This is a moving well told story about a herd of African Elephants which is a attacked by hunters, resulting in the death of Long Horn, the dominant bull elephant. Mary an eleven year old girl tries to prevent the slaughter and runs from the vehicle just before the elephants charge the hunters. She is knocked unconscious, but when she come round she is being protected by Echo, a young elephant and daughter of the slaughtered bull. Mary finds she can communicate with the elephants, and they take [...]

    2. A beautiful story of compassion. So refreshing to run across a story for ALL ages to enjoy. A poignant message delivered by Paul Haston's incredible way with words not needing profanity or sexual content to emphasize endearing characters or solid plot.��If you are a fan of Jungle Book, you will without a doubt appreciate Echo and the Magical Whispers. Please support what man has nearly destroyed - the poaching of innocent elephants.��Compassion - a message we all need to practice and pre [...]

    3. First review by author David Milne"A great concept for a story. It reminds me of an elephant version of the jungle book and also of the story of Tippi of Africa, the French child who walked with Elephants. There is the horror of the hunt and the crash that leaves Mary, the Hind Leg, at the mercy of the herd. The compassion shown by the elephants even after the death of one of their own, brings a feeling of reconciliation. Joey helps Mary to talk to the herd and the bond between animal and human [...]

    4. For full review please go to: 5girlsbookreviews, Twitter @camartinez and Facebook "5 Girls Book Reviews"REVIEW BY: Michaela, age 11 years, 6 monthsMAY CONTAIN SPOILER:I think this is a well put together story! It will fill you with sadness and joy through Echo's journey to bury her father's tusk. My favorite character is Echo because she loses all of her family, but still stays strong. She is absolutely amazing to me and I think of her more like an equal than an elephant.

    5. I can't say it's a sweet story told as it involves the killing of elephants as usual. But it is a well written short story about the plight of elephants through an elephants eyes.

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