Set in a fantasy world of friendly forest, this book is a collection of humorous stories about Appu, the cute little elephant and his numerous friends. Appu can be quite a handful at times; he wanders off and gets into trouble.He can also be silly, slightly grumpy, frightened , a bit insecure and determined. It is all these little things about Appu that make him so endearing.
Appu the elephant is written by Radha Nair and beautifully illustrated by Sheila Dhir. It is published under mango-an imprint of DC Books. The book consists of six chapters namely, Appu makes a friend, Appu and the circus, Appu goes to work, Appu visits the dotor, Appu’s Birthday and Appu’s trunk.