Edgar The Elephant is the second book by the author and teacher, Susan Spierling Smith. Edgar is an elephant who has been living in an unkempt rundown zoo with a very cruel zookeeper and uncaring, greedy, zoo owner. Edgar and all of the other animal residents are mistreated and underfed. Pete a parrot and his boy, Robby go to this zoo and are shocked to discover the condition of the animals and the zoo.
Pete comes up with a very unique plan to rescue the unfortunate creatures, when he discovers that Edgar is allergic to chocolate bars.
Susan Smith is the mother of three grown children and four active grandchildren. She is a teacher of over thirty years and loves to travel, paint and write. She has taught in Michigan, Pennsylvania, Alaska, China, and is currently teaching in North Dakota.