Faithful John

An elephant

Buy

Faithful Elephants cover

Faithful Elephants

from Amazon.com

About the book:

Faithful Elephants

by Yukio Tsuchiya, translated by Tomoko Tsuchiya Dykes, illustrated by Ted Lewin

Dangerous animals in the Tokyo Zoo must be killed to prevent them from being freed to roam the city during bombings.

Dangerous animals in the Tokyo Zoo must be killed to prevent them from being freed to roam the city during bombings. Lewin’s expressive watercolors detail the demise of the elephants that are starved to death when other methods fail.