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Published by Crown in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • France

Subjects:

  • Giraffe -- France -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature,
  • Animal introduction -- France -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile literature,
  • Giraffe,
  • France -- History -- 19th century

Book details:

About the Edition

Retells the true story of how the first giraffe ever to come to Europe was sent by the Pasha of Egypt to the King of France in 1826, and the giraffe walked from the disembarkation point of Marseilles to Paris to see the King.

Edition Notes

Statementby Nancy Milton ; illustrated by Roger Roth.
ContributionsRoth, Roger, ill.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQL737.U56 M55 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (unpaged) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1551911M
ISBN 100517581329, 0517581337
LC Control Number91031767

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  Here is the beguiling true story of the first giraffe ever to live in Europe. The year was , and the giraffe belonged to the pasha of Egypt, who decided to give her as a gift to the king of France. The giraffe journeyed first by boat to Marseilles, then on foot through the towns and villages of France, all the way to : Nancy Milton. Zarafa ( – 12 January ) was a female Nubian giraffe who lived in the Jardin des Plantes in Paris for 18 years. A gift from Muhammad Ali of Egypt to King Charles X of France, she was one of three giraffes Muhammad Ali sent to European rulers in The Giraffe That Walked to Paris is a book featured in Five in a Row, a literature-based unit study curriculum. Many families use FIAR for all but the grammar/reading and math, and others use it in conjunction with other resources. Roger Roth's beautiful illustrations in The Giraffe That Walked to Paris are fantastic. He has caught the essence of Nancy Milton's very entertaining tale which is based on a true story. In a nutshell, the story is about the pasha of Egypt who, as a sign of friendship, gives the king of France a giraffe/5(22).