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Zarafa A Giraffe"s True Story, from Deep in Africa to the Heart of Paris by Michael Allin

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Published by Walker & Company .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Zoological Gardens,
  • History - General History,
  • Social History,
  • Zoo animals,
  • Military,
  • Military - World War I,
  • Europe - France,
  • Nature / Wildlife,
  • 19th century,
  • Biography,
  • France,
  • Giraffe,
  • History

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages224
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7876825M
ISBN 100802713394
ISBN 109780802713391

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  Zarafa came to life with the times she lived in, and her story elaborated into a kaleidoscope of historical connections. The giraffe was a royal gift intended to link Egypt and France. In his book, “Zarafa: The True Story of a Giraffe’s Journey from the Plains of Africa to the Heart of Post-Napoleonic France” (), author Michael Allin writes: “She became a sensation in Paris where glamorous women imitated her with their hair styled high a la Giraffe, and in the streets and salons men wore fashionably giraffique.   This version of Zarafa is a really lovely translation for children. I love giraffes and I love the historical story of Zarafa. This book has completely charming, if inaccurate additions, but it's for little kids, so that's fine. The kids an reconcile themselves to accurate history in the future -- if they want to. It's a pretty bloody and /5(8). In his book, “Zarafa: The True Story of a Giraffe’s Journey from the Plains of Africa to the Heart of Post-Napoleonic France” (), author Michael Allin writes: “She became a sensation in Paris where glamorous women imitated her with their hair styled high a la Giraffe, and in the streets and salons men wore fashionably giraffique /5().

Zarafa book. Read 20 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Zarafa is a beautiful and gentle giraffe so wonderful, in fact, that t /5. Zarafa Paperback – August 5, by Michael Allin (Author)/5(9). Zarafa book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5.   Zarafa NPR coverage of Zarafa: A Giraffe's True Story, from Deep in Africa to the Heart of Paris by Michael Allin. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.

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