Synopses & Reviews
Follow one newborn elephant calf from her birth on the African savannah to her first days with the herd, feeding, playing in the waterholes, and meeting other young elephants. Young readers get to see the young elephant developing and growing until she is able to survive without her mother in her challenging African habitat, playing her part in the life of the herd until she is ready to have a calf of her own.
About the Author
California -based wildlife photographer Suzi Eszterhas spends nine months of the year taking photographs of a wide variety of wildlife in the field. In recent years, she has specialized in documenting family life and has become well known for her unprecedented work with newborn animals. She has led instructional photography tours and workshops everywhere from Antarctica and the Arctic to Alaska and Montana. Her previous titles in the Eye on the Wild series include Gorilla, Cheetah, Lion, Brown Bear, Orangutan, and Sea Otter. She divides her time between San Rafael, CA, and Bristol, U.K.