To some, elephants are the guardians of forests; to others, they are sacred symbols – worthy of being worshipped. They were comrades-in-arms to kings and queens in one time, and objects of entertainment in another.
Drawing from contemporary accounts, world history and mythologies, this enlightening book, peppered with fascinating facts and gorgeous illustrations, explores the complex relationship between elephants and humans across the ages.
Here, you will meet elephants who can fly and vanquish nightmares, turn the tide of a battle, trek up mountains and swim like champions, avenge wrongs and form lifelong bonds.
Funny, joyful, often profoundly moving and sometimes downright heartbreaking, Trumpet Calls takes you on the wild and wondrous trail of the most majestic creature on earth.