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Otto's Trunk (New York Times Best Illustrated Books (Awards))

2.5  ·  Rating Details ·  8 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
Poor Otto. All he wants to do is fit in with the rest of the elephants in the school yard, but all the herd wants to do is make fun of his trunk. And try as he may, Otto can't find any way to improve his appearance. It seems as though he'll be picked on forever. That is, until one Friday morning, when everything changes. . . . This inspired picture book from acclaimed ...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published August 1st 2003 by Joanna Cotler Books
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Jul 25, 2016 Yarb rated it liked it
Shelves: kids, kids-books
Otto wants a big swinging trunk like his Dad's, not the tiny weeny small one which makes him a figure of pachyderm fun. I want to like this book because it's hip and quirky and a little bit cheeky, but in the end the art's a little too kinetic and the story takes a bit too long to get to where it's going.
Aysheh M
Mar 12, 2015 Aysheh M rated it did not like it
I do not like this book at all, it was weird and seemed a bit unorganized. I get it, it was about his truck being "too small" but there are far more better things than for a child to read about these things. This could develop into other issues as well.
Jun 05, 2008 Kristin rated it did not like it
this book was weird... seemed almost like sexualy references.. otto is sad about his trunk being small.. it was just weird
Amanda rated it it was amazing
Jan 15, 2013
Dee rated it liked it
Feb 03, 2011
May 04, 2015 Aj rated it liked it
Shelves: 1-point
A great read abour bullying and how it effects kids especially younger kids
~*mandy*~ rated it it was ok
May 22, 2013
Taylor Milano
Feb 05, 2015 Taylor Milano rated it it was ok
Cute story but did not see the meaning behind it
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