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3.73  ·  Rating Details ·  26 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
Paisley has been sitting on the shelf at Big & Little Toys too long. He’s seen other animals come and go, but somehow he’s never found his perfect match. And so, taking matters into his own hands, Paisley sets off on a quest to find the special someone he knows is out there for him. He braves many perils in his search, but his intrepid determination is rewarded when he ...more
Hardcover, 40 pages
Published August 10th 2004 by Knopf Books for Young Readers
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Dec 30, 2012 Dolly rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: parents reading with their children
Shelves: childrens, 2012
This is a sweet tale of an elephant in a toy shop who is determined to find her Perfect Match. We just read The Story of Holly and Ivy and that story had a similar theme, with the reader seeing the doll's perspective, longing for a little girl's love.

This is a much shorter tale and the illustrations are quite busy with lots of colors and patterns. I can see younger children wanting to spend some time matching up the coordinating fabrics and colors of the children with their toys - even I was fa
Feb 21, 2009 Tricia rated it it was ok
toy stuffed elephant despaired until adventures carry him to his owner. dog scene a bit scary.
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May 15, 2014 Mull Berry rated it it was amazing
touching and warm, but not in a creepy way
Oct 19, 2013 Devon rated it liked it
Adorable book with bright illustrations detailing the long journey of a paisely patterned elephant who just wants to find his perfect match.
Nov 12, 2016 Peacegal rated it really liked it
Super cute and far more clever wordplay than I expected. Great patterns and colors catch the eye.
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Adorable book about a toy elephant looking for the right home.
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