Ella and her elephant are best friends. They did everything together until Ella started to see her elephant a little differently. She noticed that her elephant didn’t always fit in and she decided that they were too different to be best friends. But after she sent her elephant away she realized that her life was better with her elephant than it was without her. So Ella went to find her elephant. And there she was, with the other elephants who were talking badly about people. It was Ella’s elephant who said that humans made fine friends. And so, Ella and her elephant were reunited.
Filed under Penguin House’s Core Concepts of Appreciating Differences and Friendship, this little picture book packs a powerful punch. Use this book as a springboard for a discussion about diversity or simply as a great story for little hearts!
Compare and Contrast Elephants and Humans. Then have fun with some distinctive elephant characteristics.