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The obvious elephant

by Bruce Robinson

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  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Bloomsbury Children"s Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Elephants -- Fiction.

  • About the Edition

    When an elephant appears one day in the town square, no one, including the elephant itself, knows what it is.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Bruce Robinson ; illustrated by Sophie Windham.
    GenreFiction.
    ContributionsWindham, Sophie, ill.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.R5645 Ob 2000
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3953948M
    ISBN 101582347697
    LC Control Number2001052406

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The book is based on a tale that Brunhoff's wife, Cécile, had invented for their children. It tells of a young elephant, named Babar, whose mother is killed by a d by: Jean de Brunhoff.

An elephant wanders into a village-announced and unexpected-but no one has seen an elephant before. The villagers attempt to identify this visitor and finally rely upon a Professor who runs tests and experiments to determine what Eric, a clever little boy, has been saying all along is true: indeed it is an elephant!An original story and dazzling illustrations make this an exceptional picture.

"Shooting an Elephant" is an essay by George Orwell, first published in the literary magazine New Writing in the autumn of The hunter caught in the hunted's eye. The essay describes the experience of the English narrator, possibly Orwell himself, called upon to shoot an aggressive elephant while working as a police officer in Burma (now /5.

With its rhythmic sentences and fairy-tale tone, this novel yields solitary pleasures but begs to be read aloud. Hearing it in a shared space can connect us, one to one, regardless of age, much like the book's closing image: a small stone carving, hands linked, of the elephant's friends.

—Washington Post Book World/5(). Like the so-called elephant in the room that no one talks about even though it is obvious, the “elephant in the brain” is human selfishness.

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The Obvious Elephant by Robinson, Bruce A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text.

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When I I was blessed with a wonderful mystical vision: I experienced the light of God/5. As my friend was passing the elephants, he suddenly stopped, confused by the fact that these huge creatures were being held by only a small rope tied to their front leg. No chains, no cages. It was obvious that the elephants could, at anytime, break away from the ropes they were tied to but for some reason, they did not.

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Crandall’s new book, “Elephant Speak,” is a biography of Roger Henneous, the zoo’s senior elephant keeper from until his retirement in Crandall was struck by the obvious. “The elephant in the room” is any important and obvious fact that, for whatever reason, no one is willing to talk about.

In their new book, The Elephant in the Brain, authors Kevin Simler and Robin Hanson extend the concept to one the most important and obvious, yet unspoken, facts about the human mind: that we are masters of self-deception, equipped by evolution with an “introspective.

The expression "elephant in the room" (usually "the elephant in the room") or "the elephant in the living room" is a metaphorical idiom in English for an important or enormous topic, question, or controversial issue that is obvious or that everyone knows about but no one mentions or wants to discuss because it makes at least some of them uncomfortable or is personally, socially, or politically.

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