Martine’s parents are killed in a fire, and she must leave her home in England to live on a wildlife reserve in Africa with a grandmother she never even knew she had. As soon as Martine arrives at the reserve, she hears whisperings of a mythical animal living there–a white giraffe. No one has ever seen the animal, but it leaves footprints behind. Her grandmother insists that the white giraffe is just a legend, but then, one stormy night, Martine looks out her bedroom window straight into the eyes of the tall and silvery animal. The white giraffe is real! But why is everyone keeping the giraffe’s existence a secret? To find out, Martine will use all of her courage and smarts, and an emerging gift for healing, in a daring adventure to save her new friend.
Lauren St. John lives in London, England. A well-respected biographer and sports journalist, she grew up on a farm that was part game reserve in Zimbabwe, Africa, where she had a pet giraffe and dogs, horses, and warthogs. This setting… More about Lauren St. John
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Published by Listening Library (Audio) May 22, 2007| 287 Minutes| Middle Grade (10 and up)| ISBN 9780739355855
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