Thursday, April 5, 2012

E: Ellora the Elephant #atozchallenge

On a fine sunny day Max the monkey wandered into the grass lands. He liked seeing different places. The air was warm here and he could see for miles. A slight breeze ruffled his fur.

Sounds filled the air, shaking rattling in rhythm. Max looked left and saw a heard of elephants standing in a circle. He grinned and scampered off in the direction.

"Hi there," said the elephant closest to him. She held a coconut by a stick which rattled as she lowered it. "My name is Ellora. Want to join in our song?"

Max introduced himself with a bounce and agreed to join in. He grabbed the offered coconut with both paws. The stick stuck out off to the side. He jumped and the coconut rattled. Oh what fun.

"Keep in time with us," Ellora said shaking her own coconut.

Max followed her lead shaking in time with her and the other elephants. He jumped, he moved his arms up and down. Why he even spun around a few times.

Ellora laughed with a trumpet sound. Max squealed along with her not missing a beat. He moved along with the group dancing with coconut held high.


Mary Aalgaard, Play off the Page said...

Love the dancing rhythm to this one!

Play off the Page

Evelyn | said...

What a sweet story! Your new baby is so lucky to have a mom who can tell stories. That interaction is so precious for both mother and child. See you around the A to Z challenge!

Kittie Howard said...

A beautiful story, Claire. Mary's right about the dancing rhythm. It's magical.

Diantha Jones said...

Super cute!

Name: Luana Krause said...

Claire, what a cute story. I loved making up stories for my kids when they were little. I especially like stories about animals and magic.

Damyanti said...

I love all these characters you're creating!

--Damyanti, Co-host A to Z Challenge April 2012

Twitter: @AprilA2Z

Claire Goverts said...

Thank you all. These are fun to write, and I'm glad others are also enjoying them.