Out on 25 May 2023

Saving H'non: Chang and the Elephant

Nguyen Thi Thu Trang

Illustrated by Jeet Zdung

Ages 6-8
25 May 2023
9780753447086
128 pages

Synopsis


When Chang meets an elderly elephant named H’non, she makes a promise to rescue her from a lifetime of captivity. Together, they embark on a quest to find a new home where H’non can live as nature intended – wild and free.

Created by environmental activist Trang Nguyen and award-winning manga artist Jeet Zdung, Saving H'non: Chang and the Elephant is an inspirational graphic-novel adventure, based on a true story, about a young conservationist who overcomes the odds to give H'non the elephant the life she deserves after 50 years of hardship.

Chang’s daring story is for any young reader, animal lover and intrepid explorer who’s ready for adventure!

PRAISE FOR SAVING SORYA: CHANG AND THE SUN BEAR

– Nominated for the 2023 Yoto Carnegie Medal for Illustration

– "A beautiful, moving and uplifting tale of perseverance and overcoming challenge, and how small steps can make a big difference.” - BookTrust

– “I cannot praise this book enough.” Mat Tobin

– "The epitome of wild and free." - Kirkus Reviews, starred review

– "Stirring and gorgeously rendered, this eco-conscious tale is a superb purchase for all libraries." - School Library Journal, starred review