Resources & Background Information:
Publisher: Magabala Books
Author: Maureen Jipiyiliya Nampijinpa O'Keefe
Date of publication: 2020
Country of publication: AUSTRALIA
Theme/topic: Indigenous life, family stories, childhood, precious objects, memories
Age group: Primary
Mum's Elephant tells the tale of the authors childhood memories growing up with her mother's precious elephant. no one is allowed to touch it and it is bought out only on special occasions. But what is this elephant really? Follow the story to find out what is really precious to the author.