Vivid photography and a captivating narrative convey to young readers the memorable tale of Bubbles, a real-life animal hero. When her parents are killed by poachers, Bubbles seems condemned to the life of an ivory orphan. Good fortune brings her together with a wildlife conservation advocate, who brings Bubbles to his preserve in America. Over time, the baby elephant learns to trust her human caregivers and makes friends with other rescued animals. Bubbles matures, displays extraordinary intelligence, and eventually becomes a symbol of wildlife preservation. The story is told by Doc Antle, Bubbles’ rescuer and founder of the Myrtle Beach Safari.