The Adventures of Abra and His Magic Carpet is a charming adventure story for children about an elephant whose life is transformed when he befriends a magic carpet.
Abra is an ugly, wrinkled old elephant who recaptures his youth with the aid of a wise and powerful magic carpet named Khalid. With Khalid, Abra is able to journey all over the world, and even back in time. As he travels, Abra meets many of his relatives and ancestors in various roles: the parades of the Maharajas, the circus, and even the war elephants used by General Hannibal.
Eventually Abra journeys to Africa where he is confronted firsthand with the cruelty of ruthless poachers and the sad plight of his fellow elephants, who are hunted for their tusks. However Abra also discovers the relief organizations that rescue orphaned elephants and help protect them in the wild.
As Abra continues on his journey, Zahmoodi, the magician who the magic carpet Khalid was stolen from, pursues him at every step. Will Abra and Khalid be able to escape the clutches of the evil Zahmoodi and bring aid to the elephants around the world who are in need? Find out in The Adventures of Abra and His Magic Carpet, a fantastic tale that brings light to the plight of elephants everywhere. View the Press Release
About the Author
Although she was born and raised in England, author Liz Winstanley currently resides in Seattle, WA. Elephants have occupied a special place in her heart ever since she rode on the back of one on a visit to the London Zoo when she was six years old. Now retired, when she is not writing Liz enjoys playing bridge, spending time with family, and scouring libraries and the Internet for interesting facts about elephants.
Also, Liz has published a book on the origins of the zodiac, called Pathways To The Zodiac – Decoding Its Origins And History. The Kindle and Nook versions are also available.