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Elmer and Rose (Elmer)

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Grandpa Eldo asks Elmer and Wilbur to help a young elephant find her way back to her herd - and they get a shock when they see she is pink! No wonder she is called Rose. But there is an even greater surprise in store when they reach her herd - because everyone single one of them is pink!
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published July 7th 2005 by Andersen
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I'm not overly impressed with this one. I guess there must be other Elmer books. I didn't know that until the end, so I kept wondering why Wilbur was left out when it came to the title. The story is okay, but it seemed to be off. I'm not sure how to describe that. The pictures are great for children with their bright colors and a slight sense of childish drawing while still being "neat" and full of imagination.
Mar 29, 2011 Laura rated it liked it
Elmer and his cousin Wilbur are charged with returning their blushing, pink cousin Rose to her herd. When the elephants find the herd, Elmer and Wilbur are in for a colorful surprise.

I love Elmer, but this was not one of my favorite books to read. I read it to a Kindergarten class on the fly, which was a mistake. The book needs careful discussion of key vocabulary terms, including the term unique.

This is a valuable and heart warming story about what it truly means to be unique. This would be great to use at the beginning of the year in a classroom when students are figuring out how they belong, but what also makes them unique!
Jun 20, 2013 Piper rated it did not like it
I picked this book out from the library one day. Mama read it to me once, and I never asked her to read it again...I guess that means I didn't really enjoy it. Mama says she didn't really like it much, either.
Jan 30, 2013 Readergirl77 rated it it was amazing
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Nathan loved Rose and her herd of pink elephants. Each and every elephant is unique in it's own way.
The Brothers
A great story to demonstrate how what we view as "normal" isn't necessarily so for every one.

Rather bright, almost difficult to look at illustrations.
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Jul 25, 2016 Heather Jo rated it it was amazing
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Being unique is all relative!
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Recommends it for: Children how like or love Elephants
Recommended to Alexandria by: Myself
Rose is so cute. Even when she's blushing she looks cute.
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