The Littlest Elephant (Hardcover)

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The Littlest Elephant (Hardcover)


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Adorable jungle animals explore kindness and the importance of respecting others in this playful and energetic romp.

Ellie, the littlest elephant, is in a big hurry. She's just learned to swim, and she's excited to get to the water. She better get dashing if she wants to be the first one in! But as she crashes through the jungle, Ellie doesn't stop to see all the creatures she's knocked out of the way. Until...she steps on a tiger tail. ARRRGH!

Kate Read depicts a rich and lush setting, which hosts a delightfully colorful cast of friendly animals. This social-emotional tale is an excellent pick for introducing young ones to concepts of shared spaces and boundaries.
Kate Read is an author-illustrator of books for children, such as One Fox: A Counting Book Thriller (Ezra Jack Keats Honor Book) and Hey! A Colorful Mystery. Kate originally trained as a theater designer and graduated from Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge with an MA in children's book illustration. Follow her on Instagram @kateeread28 and visit her on the web at
Product Details ISBN: 9781682634943
ISBN-10: 1682634949
Publisher: Peachtree
Publication Date: October 18th, 2022
Pages: 32
Language: English
"The book offers a solid message. . . . the artwork is compelling."—Kirkus Reviews