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Posted by Sam, January 15, 2020

Bookshop sightings of The Girl Who Stole an Elephant!

This month we’re talking all things The Girl Who Stole an Elephant – the Waterstones Children’s Book of the Month for January! We’re delighted that so many bookshops are trumpeting about this fantastic jungle adventure, with wonderful displays spotted all over the country – as seen above and below. If you spot any displays in a bookshop near you, please share it with us on Twitter or Instagram!


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Chaya, a no-nonsense, outspoken hero, leads her friends and a gorgeous elephant on a noisy, fraught, joyous adventure through the jungle where revolution is stirring and leeches lurk. Will stealing the queen’s jewels be the beginning or the end of everything for the intrepid gang?

Read the first few chapters below:

You can find a copy of The Girl Who Stole an Elephant, with a blue cover, in your nearest branch of Waterstones, or pick up a copy online here.

Thank you again to all the booksellers and readers who have been championing this book!