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Twenty-one Elephants and Still Standing

By April Jones Prince

After fourteen years of construction, the Brooklyn Bridge was completed, much to the delight of the sister cities it connected: Brooklyn and New York City.

Fireworks and top hats filled the air in celebration when the magnificent bridge opened in 1883. But some wondered just how much weight the new bridge could hold. Was it truly safe?

One man seized the opportunity to show people in Brooklyn, New York and the world that the Brooklyn Bridge was in fact strong enough to hold even the heaviest of passengers. P. T. Barnum, creator of “The Greatest Show on Earth,” would present a show too big for the Big Top and too wondrous to forget.

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Publish Date

2005

ISBN

061844887X


Format: Book
Author: Prince, April Jones
Summary: Upon completion of the Brooklyn Bridge, P.T. Barnum and his twenty-one elephants parade across to prove to everyone that the bridge is safe.
Title: Twenty-one elephants and still standing / written by April Jones Prince ; illustrated by François Roca.
Publisher Date: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2005.
Subject: Barnum, P. T. (Phineas Taylor), 1810-1891 -- Juvenile fiction. Jumbo (Elephant) -- Juvenile fiction. Elephants -- Juvenile fiction Brooklyn Bridge (New York, N.Y.) -- History -- Juvenile fiction.
Isbn: 061844887X
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 5
System Items Total: 6
Call Number: P Prince
Oclc: 54806300
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Bib Id: 241740

Format: Book
Author: Prince, April Jones
Summary: Upon completion of the Brooklyn Bridge, P.T. Barnum and his twenty-one elephants parade across to prove to everyone that the bridge is safe.
Title: Twenty-one elephants and still standing / written by April Jones Prince ; illustrated by François Roca.
Publisher, Date: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2005.
Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
Subjects: Barnum, P. T. (Phineas Taylor), 1810-1891 -- Juvenile fiction.
Subjects: Jumbo (Elephant) -- Juvenile fiction.
Subjects: Elephants -- Juvenile fiction
Subjects: Brooklyn Bridge (New York, N.Y.) -- History -- Juvenile fiction.
Other Author: Roca, François ill.
LCCN: 2004005229
ISBN: 061844887X
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 5
Total Copies: 6
Call Number: P Prince