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Holmes, Mary Tavener.

Summary: Relates the story, told by a monk named Notker the Stammerer, of how the Emperor Charlemagne sent an ambassador to Baghdad, the center of the Muslim world, to learn about the great ruler in the East, Haroun al Rashid. Includes notes on the factual basis of the story.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marshall Cavendish Children 2012

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HOL

Holmes, Mary Tavener.

Summary: Recounts the 1827 journey of a young giraffe named Belle, a gift from the Pasha of Egypt to King Charles X of France, as she makes her way by boat and land to Paris, accompanied by her devoted caretaker, Atir.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Marshall Cavendish Children 2010

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE HOL