Tarra & Bella: the elephant and dog who became best friends

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Best friends come in all shapes and sizes!

After retiring from the circus, Tarra became the first resident of the Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee. When other elephants moved in and developed close friendships, only Tarra remained independent? until the day she met a stray mixed-breed dog named Bella.

It was love at first sight as this unlikely duo became inseparable. They ate together, slept together, and even understood each other's language. And when Bella suffered a severe spinal injury, Tarra stayed by her side and was there for her until Bella regained her health.

Brilliant color photographs of Tarra and Bella at home in the Elephant Sanctuary deftly illustrate this inspiring story of companionship, and an informative note about the Sanctuary provides a great resource for parents and teachers.

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9780147510631
9780399254437
9780698153745
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AD: Adult Directed 990L
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subject_facet Asiatic elephant -- United States -- Juvenile literature
Dogs
Dogs -- United States -- Juvenile literature
Elephant Sanctuary (Tenn.)
Elephant Sanctuary (Tenn.) -- Juvenile literature
Elephants
Social behavior in animals
Social behavior in animals -- Juvenile literature
title_display Tarra & Bella : the elephant and dog who became best friends
title_full Tarra & Bella : the elephant and dog who became best friends / text and photography by Carol Buckley
Tarra & Bella The Elephant and Dog Who Became Best Friends
title_short Tarra & Bella :
title_sub the elephant and dog who became best friends
topic_facet Asiatic elephant
Dogs
Elephants
Juvenile Nonfiction
Nature
Pets
Social behavior in animals