If an Elephant Went to School

ISBN: 978-1-938063-61-9
Illustrated by Laura Wood
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Would an elephant learn the ABCs if she went to school? No way! She would learn to use her trunk as a nose, a straw, a hand, and a hose!

Through a series of questions and answers, readers learn about animals and their unique behaviors. And in the end, you might find yourself asking just what would you learn.

Hardcover ISBN: 978-1-938063-61-9
ISBN-10: 1-938063-61-9
Imprint: Mighty Media Kids
On Sale:
August 11, 2015
Trim Size: 10 x 8
Pages: 32
List Price: $14.95
Ages: Up to 7
Guided Reading Level: J (DRA 18)
BISAC4: JUVENILE FICTION / Nature & the Natural World/Environment
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"The simple patterned question-and-answer text invites audience participation, and the engaging soft-toned cartoon art is mildly amusing and perfect for group sharing. ... An appealing introduction to the animal world and a subtle entry to education."

School Library Journal

"The book does a precious job of getting very young readers to think about how different creatures have different features and abilities. Paired with non-fiction titles, it can be used as a tool for school-age youth to discuss animals, their natural habitats and unique traits."

Greensboro News & Record, "Gifts for your young readers: Children’s librarians offer holiday gift suggestions"

"Looking for a fun way to celebrate learning or to introduce a young child to the concept of school? Ellen Fischer’s delightful picture book If an Elephant Went to School does just that by introducing an array of lovable animals as students. ... Laura Wood’s adorable illustrations are a perfect complement to the humorous text that make you want to grab your lunchbox and head for the yellow bus! ... Mighty Media Kids has published another winner in this companion book to If an Armadillo Went to a Restaurant. It combines fun with a purpose as it introduces children to different animal behaviors while advancing a positive attitude towards learning. A terrific addition to a little one’s library!"

The Children's Writer's Guild

USA Best Book Awards Finalist in Children's Picture Book: Hardcover
USA Best Book Awards
Finalist in Children's Picture Books
Midwest Book Awards