Runaway Elephants (Zoological fantasy about the Carnival of the Animals by C. Saint-Saëns ) << Back

A story about animals, complicity, respect, authenticity. Many themes that so perfectly intertwined with the music. Someone could ask: «The book was born after or before SaintSaëns’ work?».


The wise pen of the author has realized a story on the theme of the migration of the people. It adds coherence and meaning to the amusing musical joke of Camille Saint-Saëns.


✓ Plot: a runaway people is helped in a sort of exodus from the animal's protagonist of the score of Saint-Saëns.


✓ Benefit: on the enclosed CD, between humor and melancholy, the voice of the characters is intertwined with the musical instruments.


✓ Objective: To reflect on the importance of the collaboration among different cultures; to give value to the differences; to learn to listen to the music with attention and in a critical way. 

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  • Author: Paola Mastrocola
  • Illustrator: Andrea Aste
  • Dimensions: 155 x 210 mm
  • Pages: 80
  • Reader's Age: 6-8 | 8-10 | 10-12
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  • Category: Children | Fiction | Illustrated Book
  • SubCategory: Fiction
  • Theme: Animals | Music
  • Publication Status: Published
  • Edition: First
  • Retail Price: 16 Euro
  • Available Languages: Albanian | Arabic... Check List
  • Original Language: Italian
  • Publication Country: Italy
  • Publisher: Voglino Editrice
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Audio CD included

Pages of the book

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