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Kari the Elephant

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By: (1890-1936)

The adventures of an Indian boy and his beloved elephant. Born near Calcutta, Mukerji won the Newbury Medal for children's fiction.

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KARI THE ELEPHANT

by

DHAN GOPAL MUKERJI

Illustrated by J. E. Allen

[Illustration: KARI AND KOPEE AND I]

New York E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.

Copyright, 1922, by E. P. Dutton & Company

DEDICATED TO

MY ELDEST BORN

Nahra Gopal

CONTENTS

CHAPTER

I. BRINGING UP KARI

II. HOW KARI SAVED OUR LIVES IN THE JUNGLE

III. KARI GOES TO TOWN

IV. KARI'S ADVENTURE IN BENARES

V. THE JUNGLE SPIRIT

VI. KARI'S STORY

VII. THE TIGER HUNT

VIII. KARI AND THE QUICK SAND

IX. KARI'S TRAVELS

X. KARI IN THE LUMBER YARD

ILLUSTRATIONS

KARI AND KOPEE AND I Frontispiece

KARI PUNISHES SUDU

ONE DAY I TOOK THEM TO THE BAZAAR

THAT VERY INSTANT THE UP RAISED FOOT OF THE ELEPHANT WAS ON HIS HEAD

THE TIGER HAD FOUND HIS KILL

IF YOU TOOK A FLUTE AND PLAYED CERTAIN TUNES ON IT, ALL THE SNAKES WOULD COME OUT OF THEIR HOLES AND DANCE TO THE MUSIC

WITHOUT ANY WARNING THE MAGISTRATE FIRED

IN HIS MADNESS HE MUST HAVE GONE BACK TO THE JUNGLE

KARI THE ELEPHANT

CHAPTER I

BRINGING UP KARI

Kari, the elephant, was five months old when he was given to me to take care of... Continue reading book >>


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