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Ella the Elegant Elephant

Ella the Elegant Elephant

by Carmela D'Amico Illustrated by Steven D'Amico

She's younger than Babar, shyer than Lily, and every bit as cute as Olivia. Hang on to your hats, here comes Ella!

Ella has moved to a new neighborhood and has to start a brand new school. At least she has her grandmother's smashing red hat to wear for good luck. But Belinda Blue, the playground bully, doesn't like Ella. And she doesn't like the hat. It looks like trouble's brewing on the playground — until Ella discovers just what a good heart (and great fashion sense) can do.

"The D'Amicos' tale offers a gentle reassurance to readers that despite the trials of grade-school dilemmas, it will all turn out well in the end. Ella is a stand-out." — Kirkus Reviews, August 15th, 2004

Ages
6, 7, 5
Interest Level
Grades PreK - 3
Grade Level Equivalent
2.5
Lexile Measure
620L
DRA
20
Guided Reading
L
Publisher
Scholastic Inc.
Number of Pages
56

About the Author and Illustrator

Carmela D'Amico Husband-and-wife team Carmela and Steven D'Amico combine their writing and illustrating talents in Ella the Elegant Elephant and Ella Takes the Cake .
Steven D'Amico Husband-and-wife team Carmela and Steven D'Amico combine their writing and illustrating talents in Ella the Elegant Elephant and Ella Takes the Cake .

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