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The Elephant's Girl (Digital Audiobook)

By Celesta Rimington, Emily Eiden (Narrator), Celesta Rimington (Narrator)

Publication Date: May 18, 2020

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (8/17/2021)
Library Binding (5/19/2020)
Hardcover (5/19/2020)


A magical adventure about a girl with a mysterious connection with the elephant who saved her life, for fans of Katherine Applegate and Jennifer Holm.

An elephant never forgets, but Lexington Willow can't remember what happened before a tornado swept her away when she was a toddler. All she knows is that it landed her near an enclosure in a Nebraska zoo; and there an elephant named Nyah protected her from the storm. With no trace of her birth family, Lex grew up at the zoo with Nyah and her elephant family; her foster father, Roger; her best friend, Fisher; and the wind whispering in her ear.

Now that she's twelve, Lex is finally old enough to help with the elephants. But during their first training session, Nyah sends her a telepathic image of the woods outside the zoo. Despite the wind's protests, Lex decides to investigate Nyah's message and gets wrapped up in an adventure involving ghosts, lost treasure, and a puzzle that might be the key to finding her family. As she hunts for answers, Lex must summon the courage to leave the secure borders of her zoo to discover who she really is--and why the tornado brought her here all those years ago.

About the Author

Celesta Rimington grew up in an Air Force family and spent her childhood discovering the delights of Nebraska sunsets, Wyoming rodeos, California beaches, and Alabama southern cooking. She always found refuge in libraries, but her enthusiasm for writing truly ignited when she was ten years old and living in Tornado Alley, waiting out rainstorms and tornado sirens by writing short stories. Celesta is an elephant advocate, a musical theater performer, and an active participant in her local writing community. She holds a degree in Sociology and is a graduate of The Institute of Children's Literature. She now lives in Utah with her husband and two children, where they have a miniature railroad with a rideable steam train and are involved in an abundance of theater and dance productions.