What happens when an elephant goes to school? Well he fits right in so he can learn, nap, paint, and dance, of course! "When an elephant comes to school he may be shy at first. A special friend can show him where to put his lunch box." The first day of school is hard, especially when you are an elephant. But with the help of some new friends, any elephant could get into the swing of things. Jan Ormerod's beautifully illustrated story When an Elephant Comes to School is sure to delight and dazzle any child with excitement and imagination. What would your child do if an elephant came to his or her school?