Elephant Books to Inspire and Educate Children
When it comes to elephant books for children, there are plenty to choose from. Whether you are looking for a story that will teach your child about the elephant family, or one that will inspire them to make a difference in the world, these 25 titles have something for everyone.
1. Elephant and Piggie by Robert McCloskey
This classic story follows the friendship between an elephant and a pig as they explore their surroundings and learn about important values like cooperation and respect.
2. Elephant and Piggie Go to School by Robert McCloskey
In this story, Elephant and Piggie are eager to learn about the world around them. They attend a classroom full of other animals, and learn about math, science, and more.
3. The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt
In this story, all the crayons in the box disappear. The children must use their imaginations to find out what happened to them.
4. The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis
This story follows a group of children as they are whisked away to the land of Narnia by a lion, a witch, and a Wardrobe. There they must face challenges in order to return home.
5. The Cat in the Hat by Dr. Seuss
This classic story follows the adventures of a cat named Tom who goes on wild adventures with his friend, the hat. Along the way, they learn about math, science, and more.
6. The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
In this story, a caterpillar turns into a beautiful butterfly. He eats and eats until he is so big that he can’t move. But eventually, he learns to be content with his size and goes on an adventure.
7. The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg
In this story, a train filled with children travels to the North Pole. Along the way, they learn about Christmas, friendship, and more.
8. Horton Hears a Who! by Dr. Seuss
In this story, Horton the elephant hears a noise that nobody else can hear. He goes on an adventure to find out what it is, and along the way, he learns about tolerance and understanding.
9. The Night Before Christmas by Dr. Seuss This story follows a group of children as they prepare for Christmas Day. They learn about the importance of giving, and the importance of family.