Tall Tales: Tackling the Elements


Tall Tales: Tackling the Elements

  • Author Ages: 10
  • ISBN: 978-988-18112-7-1
  • Published: January 2010
  • Price: $60
  • Charity Beneficiary: Room to Read

Everyone‟s heard of fire-breathing dragons, but what of the man that could absorb flames? Or the man who leaps from continent to continent, running faster than the wind? How about the man who can breathe under water or the one who can swim from Canada to New Zealand in only a few days? These pages tell the unheard tales of four ‘almost’ normal men and how they tackle the elements of fire, wind and water to save the earth and mankind. Well, sort of…

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All ECP books are written by students in Hong Kong with net proceeds donated to our charity partners to support the valuable work that they do in Hong Kong and worldwide.

Charity partners include Room to Read, Make-A-Wish Hong Kong, Hong Kong Dog Rescue, The Hong Kong Red Cross, Foodlink Foundation, and Vision First.

About Our Authors

Young people often struggle to be heard, but Elephant Community Press offers opportunities for students to share their ideas with friends, family and the community at large. By publishing the work of young authors, ECP aims to demonstrate that there is an audience for well-crafted and thoughtful writing, no matter how old the writers are.

Our young authors range in age from 6 to 17 and attend both local and international schools in Hong Kong. They herald from diverse backgrounds, but share with us a passion for storytelling and the belief that everyone has something worthwhile to say.

ECP has worked with students from a wide variety of schools including Canadian International, German Swiss, Kennedy, Diocesan Girls’ Junior School, St. Paul’s Co-Ed, West Island, Braemar Hill, Diocesan Boys’ School, Singapore International, French International, HKIS, Glenealy and Renaissance College.

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