Growing Reader

9 Elephant-astic Books for Young Elephant- Lovers

by Dena McMurdie

As the largest land animal on the planet, elephants have fascinated humans for decades. Every time I take my kids to the zoo, their favorite stop is always the elephants. We know all their names, and we love hearing the latest updates about our favorite ones. My kids also love reading about elephants — especially books based on true events.

From nonfiction tales to wacky stories that inspire laughs, here are nine elephant-astic books to read with your children.