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Big Little Elephant

3.56  ·  Rating Details  ·  43 Ratings  ·  8 Reviews
Poor Little Elephant--he simply wants a friend. But when he tries to play with Turtle, Heron, and two friendly frogs, their size differences bring disaster. What's a big little elephant to do? Well, with a little imagination, a little determination, and a lot of creativity, this elephant discovers that friends come in all sizes . . . as long as everybody steers clear of th ...more
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published September 1st 2005 by HMH Books for Young Readers
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The Brothers
Jan 21, 2016 The Brothers rated it liked it
Little Elephant has a big problem! He's too large to join in the games of his smaller friends - at least he thinks that's the case. But he learns that no matter what the size, friends can find ways of having fun together.

Good illustrations.
susan nolan
May 20, 2016 susan nolan rated it liked it
friendship
Carrie Gelson
Jan 17, 2012 Carrie Gelson rated it really liked it
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An important book on friendship. At same age and developmental level, we might all be different sizes. This book reminds us that friends need to find things that they enjoy together where everyone can participate. Themes of diversity, friendship, compassion

Paula
Oct 01, 2011 Paula rated it it was ok
Colorful illustrations help this story that is a little predictable.
Little Elephant finally makes some friends, but he has trouble playing with them because of his size.
Jess
Aug 07, 2008 Jess rated it liked it
Shelves: childrensbooks
sweet story with a good lesson about the different things that can be brought to a friendship.
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Oct 08, 2010 Lily rated it it was amazing
Shelves: children-s-lit, 2010
Great illustrations and cute story. We read it to my belly and had lots of fun!
Geni
Jul 25, 2012 Geni rated it really liked it
good development for friendship
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