This is a good book so far, I am on page 219. Ivan only friends are a elephant name Stella and a dog name Bob. They live in the Exit 8 Big top mall.Ivan makes paintings.There is a new elephant name Ruby she comes by a truck. Stella dies from her foot that was swollen. Ivan makes a promise to Stella before she died that he will take care of Ruby. So Ivan is trying to make pitchers to get to the zoo. It is working a little. That is has far has I got.