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Big Little Elephant

3.62 of 5 stars 3.62  ·  rating details  ·  32 ratings  ·  6 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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Carrie Gelson
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

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.
sweet story with a good lesson about the different things that can be brought to a friendship.
Great illustrations and cute story. We read it to my belly and had lots of fun!
good development for friendship
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