Young fans of animal stories will love this free printable hugging elephant coloring pages resource. One such story is the story named 'The Elephant's Girl', which revolves around a girl named Lex. When Lex was young, a tornado swept her family away from her and she found herself in Nebraska zoo. An elephant named Nyah saved her and wrapped her trunk around Lex, shielding her from the storm. The zoo train's engineer, Roger Marsh, became her guardian from that day and Lex lived with them. Lex attended the school for a while but was teased and called 'Elephant girl'. Lex quit school and spent her time with Nyah and her best friend, Fisher. The story progresses as Nyah can share memories with Lex and embark upon an adventure in the bordering woods outside. Lex also comes across a friendly ghost who considers Lex to be a misplaced spirit and also encourages her to look for hidden treasure. The story depicts love, friendship, and belonging and sets the example that a person's family is not necessarily just his blood but those who care for you, too. This helpful sheet can be used to help kids with their coloring skills.