The message of this book is that the more we learn about the complex needs of elephants, their social hierarchies, their astonishingly intricate familial connections, the more we must reject keeping e… Read more
Maybe you’re like me and have gone your whole life thinking that elephants live a charmed and pampered life in zoos and at the circus. Like me, you’d be dead wrong. This is a sweetly told story of the… Read more
This book is a well written, emotional, sad, insight into just what and how elephants can think and feel in captivity. The author certainly understands the behavior of elephants sufficiently to des… Read more
THE GIFT OF “ERNEST”Throughout history, story-telling has played a major role in transforming attitudes and consciousness. Story-telling fosters community cohesion, unity, awareness, compassion and … Read more
This story will grab you and take you places you never thought possible. Ernest is a loveable character who seems so real he stands up on the pages. A must read for all animal lovers!
This is a powerful story the author wrote to illuminate a captive elephant’s life to people, like me, who never thought about it before. In the form of a fictional story, she takes us into the world… Read more
If your heart is open to the gentleness of animals and their tragic intersection with humanity, Ernest is the elephant to tell you his story. He met tragedy, pain and sorrow at the hands of human keep… Read more
What a wonderful tale honoring elephants. Thank you Debbie McFee for your words of wisdom!
Though a work of fiction, this story rings true. Through a first person (elephant) narrative, the author brings to light the cruelty and abuse these glorious animals can suffer, and showcases ways in … Read more
I may be a bit biased as I know the author. That said this book has been an education for me. It is written from the elephants standpoint and I became invested in the characters… Ernest, Maggie, Edwar… Read more