Long ago, elephants had short noses. This story tells how their noses became long. Adapted from one of the Just So Stories by Rudyard Kipling, this fun story has puzzles to solve at the end. Read with Usborne has been developed with the help of reading experts to support and motivate children in the early stages of reading. Clear, carefully leveled text and appealing illustrations help children progress and grow in confidence. Series: Read with Usborne Level 1Very short stories, typically 100-300 words over 20-24 pages. Short, simple sentences using everyday words. Stories are followed by fun puzzles to test understanding of the story.