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Wed, 27 Oct


Moon Lane Books

Bandoola - with William Grill

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Bandoola - with William Grill
Bandoola - with William Grill

Time & Location

27 Oct 2021, 14:30

Moon Lane Books, 300 Stanstead Rd, London SE23 1DE, UK

About The Event

William Grill, author and illustrator of award winning books including Shackleton’s Journey, will

sharing his expertise in a charcoal drawing class based on his latest release, Bandoola: The Great

Elephant Rescue.

His book tells the inspiring and little known adventures of Bandoola, an elephant who manages an

epic journey in 1944 from Myanmar to northern India. Accompanied by his keeper Po Toke and war

veteran James Williams, Bandoola led a group of 53 elephants and 200 refugees to safety, escaping

from the advancing enemy army. Packed with fascinating historical details about Myanmar - its

diverse landscapes from forests to mountains, the work of timber elephants, and the impact of

World War Two.

Perfect for creative kids who love tales of adventure and celebrating the bond between humans and

animals. Suitable for ages 8-12.


  • Event admission

    One ticket admits one child and one accompanying adult. The price of the ticket can be redeemed upon purchasing the author's book.

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