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Engelbert the Elephant

3.78  ·  Rating Details ·  46 Ratings  ·  7 Reviews
The Queen never dreamed of putting an elephant on the palace ball's guest list, but several mischievous mice arranged for Engelbert to receive a surprise invitation. Soon the entire jungle is trembling as Engelbert practices his minuet. What will the Queen do? Full-color illustrations.
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published January 1st 1990 by HarperCollins Publishers
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Diane
Dec 25, 2016 Diane rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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"To relieve her royal boredom, the Queen announced a dance."

Through a small oversight, Englebert the Elephant was invited to the ball. There is much excitement and hullabaloo and at first they won't let him in. But when he shows his invitation, he is escorted in. And even has a dance with the Queen.

Beautiful illustrations!
Amy
Jan 30, 2012 Amy rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
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Meh. The kids weren't all that into Englebert the Elephant, which doesn't surprise me. I keep trying these books with rhyming text on them, and they almost never seem to like those kind of stories. I know that, so I'm not sure why I keep checking out rhyming books! Crazy old aunt.

I thought this story was cute, my niece liked Englebert's name, and my nephew could not have cared less about any of it. I think that this would be a very enjoyable story to the right kid, perhaps to a little girl(?) wh
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Angela
Mar 09, 2012 Angela rated it really liked it
What will the Queen do? She never dreamed of putting an elephant on the palace ball's guest list, but some mischievous mice arranged for Engelbert to receive a surprise invitation. Soon the entire jungle is on the edge of their seats as Engelbert practices his minuet. Great read aloud for k-3rd.
Angie
Jul 08, 2014 Angie rated it really liked it
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Englebert is one classy elephant. He can hold his own in a high stress social situation. He even dances with the queen herself. He is a lovely gentleman and Kellogg's illustrations are so vivid.
Savannah
A cute story about an elephant leaving the jungle to go to a ball at the palace. Good entertainment and includes many animals you would find in the jungle.
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Great illustrations!
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