This book is lighthearted and funny. As little chicken gets ready to do her homework she is so excited to share what she has learned with papa. With great enthusiasm, Little Chicken explained to papa that every story has an "elephant" of surprise. She is determined to prove that there is an "elephant" in every story. Elephant or element? This book is engaging and fun to read at all levels. Enjoy the element of surprise! Or should I say, "Elephant of surprise"?