Strictly No Elephants
by Lisa Mantchev and Taeeun Yoo
Awww. A little boy with a pet elephant finds he and his pet are not wanted, because he's so unusual. He ends up finding other kids with unusual pets and they all form a club where everyone is welcome! It's a great metaphor, of course. But it's also such a sweet story. The little boy and his elephant are able to be who they are, but they're also challenge to be more for their friend. Awww. And the art is so vibrant and sweet, you just can't help but love them.
I don't know what I liked better--the slightly OCD tiny elephant, the the narwhal in a fish bowl, or the hedgehog in little red boots. OMG so adorable!
It wasn't until I got home that I realized people have taken this image House Clused and photoshopped it to Strictly No Elephants. heehee!