Song of the Lost Clan Information and Resources on the Young Adult Novel

Song of Remembrance – From Song of the Lost Clan

November 5, 2009 · By Angela Render

Another “song” from my elephant YA novel. Again, any comments on these songs are greatly appreciated. This one’s meant to be chanted by the elephants in my novel. Song of Remembrance Here lie your bones my loved one gone. Even in death your scent is strong. Echo my ears your call I long. Until in […]

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Tor-rhad’s Lessons – From Song of the Lost Clan

October 28, 2009 · By Angela Render

Another “song” from my elephant YA novel. Again, any comments on these songs are greatly appreciated. I don’t think this one is in the novel, but it doesn’t hurt to improve it. Like the others, it’s meant to be sung or chanted by the elephants in my novel. Tor-rhad’s Lessons In the midsummer heat. the […]

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Splatter Mud – From Song of the Lost Clan

October 23, 2009 · By Angela Render

More songs from my YA novel Song of the Lost Clan. I didn’t have a tune in mind when I wrote this one either. Any advice on improving the lyrics would be useful. These songs are meant to be sung or chanted by the elephants in my novel. Splatter Mud Dance in the mud Dance […]

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Shadow Tag – From Song of the Lost Clan

October 20, 2009 · By Angela Render

Another elephant song from my Young Adult novel, Song of the Lost Clan. Poetry isn’t my strongest area so please give feedback. This is meant to be sung or chanted, but I didn’t have a specific melody in mind when I wrote this. Shadow Tag Dodge away make your shadow sway. Bounce behind. In this […]

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Hope Tale – From Song of the Lost Clan

October 16, 2009 · By Angela Render

I’m very interested to hear any comments on these songs. Poetry is not my strongest area. Just keep in mind that they’re meant to be sung and the perspective is from an elephant. Hope Tale (Sung to the theme from Coccoon) When Elf Maf strikes, and lioness does prowl, and river pulls at me. I […]

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Elephant Art

October 14, 2009 · By Angela Render

Elephants need mental stimulation too. An elephant’s brain develops much like a human brain. They’re social animals who learn how to be elephants from their parents. Those elephants who grow up in captivity lean many behaviors from their human “parents.” Ever looking for ways to mentally occupy their young charges, humans have introduced elephants to […]

Baby Elephant Rescued from Well

October 5, 2009 · By Angela Render

Increased ivory poaching and individual cases of captive elephant mistreatment aside, not all’s bad in the realm of humans vs elephants. Case in point, ElephantVoices reported that a baby elephant was rescued from a well on September 17, 2009 (see “Amboseli elephant baby stuck in well – and then to orphanage“). The locals reported that […]

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Elephant Quick Facts

October 1, 2009 · By Angela Render

Here are some quick research facts about elephants: The word “Elephant” – Both Greek and Latin. The elephant’s genus is elephas wich comes form the Greek, elephos, meaning “antlered beast.” Elephant comes from the Latin ele, meaning “arch” and phant, meaning “huge.” So “elephant means “huge antlered arch beast,” or something to that effect. There […]

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Introducing Song of the Lost Clan

September 30, 2009 · By Angela Render

This site is aimed at promoting my YA novel, Song of the Lost Clan. I plan to offer updates about my publishing process, podcasts of the story as well as of the songs, and elephant news. I’ve already posted a good chunk of my research as well as information about the book. More is on […]

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