Published: New York : Feiwel and Friends, 2011 Edition: 1st U.S. ed Description: 199 p. ; 22 cm ISBN/ISSN: 9780312593698, 0312593694, 0312593694 :, Language: English
1944. Elizabeth's mother works at Dresden Zoo, where her favorite animal is an elephant named Marlene. When the zoo director tells her the dangerous animals must be shot to prevent them running amok when the town is bombed, Elizabeth's mother moves Marlene into the back garden to save her. And then the bombs start to fall.