Tarra and Bella

tarra This touching story about an elephant named Tarra and a dog named Bella is especially fun to read because it’s a true story! No one would guess that a retired show business elephant and an adorable stray dog would form a friendship, but these two became inseparable. Carol Buckley’s photography shows Tarra and Bella swimming together  in a pond and strolling around the elephant sanctuary. When Bella gets sick, Tarra, loyal and concerned, stands waiting outside for her friend to get better. This is a great book about an unlikely friendship. A must-read for animal lovers! Check out the video below!

Tarra and Bella, text and photography by Carol Buckley; G.P. Putnam’s Sons; 16.99; 2009

See a video story of Tarra and Bella

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