• Ebba the baby elephant doesn’t like being the smallest elephant in her group. When she meets Tiny the mouse, though, Ebba realises that it’s not how big you are on the outside that matters! A beautifully illustrated story by well-known children’s book author Jane Simmons.
• Blue/Band 4 books offer longer, repeated patterns with sequential events and integrated literary and natural language.
• Children can recap things in the story that Ebba was scared of using the story map on pages 14–15.
• Text type: A story with a familiar setting
• Curriculum links: Citizenship: Personal, Social and Emotional Development