Entertaining An Elephant: A Novel About Learning And Letting Go

Authors: William McBride
Publisher: Under One Roof
Keywords: letting, learning, novel, elephant, entertaining
Pages: 115
Published: 1997-06-01
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0965625400     ISBN-13: 9780965625401
Binding: Paperback
List Price: 7.95 USD
  • Rating: 80%
Entertaining an Elephant is the heartwarming story of a burned-out teacher struggling though his fifteenth year of teaching. Through a set of unexpected events, this teacher becomes re-inspired with both his profession and his own life. Woven into this short novel are quotes from world-renown spiritual and philosophical writers who suggest ways for us to face the tough challenges of today's world. Already in its 16th printing, the book is a favorite among educators and parents. Priced to sell in bulk, administrators and instructors often use the novel as a book study with faculties or in schools of education.


Here's what people are saying about Entertaining an Elephant:


Powerful! Super! Splendid! Explosive! A thousand thanks! - Cora Miles, Principal, White Plains, NY


It should be on every educator's recommended reading list. - Nel Noddings, Ph.D., Dean of the School of Education, Stanford University


I bought a copy for every teacher at my school. What a wonderful book! - Sandra Farmer, Principal, Rocky Mount, NC


I couldn't put it down. I loved it! - Inga Smith, Ohio Teacher of the Year


A poignant story about teaching only love that will open up your heart to how important it is to let go, to be open-minded, and to forgive others and ourselves. - Gerald Jampolsky, M.D., Author of Love is Letting Go of Fear


This novel touched me. - Peter Elbow, Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA


Entertaining an Elephant is wonderful. I loved it! - Carol Jago, Editor, California English, Pacific Palisades, CA


*****If you love this book, check out the sequel, Carrying a Load of Feathers*****


Half the proceeds of every sale go to charity.

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