Sparkly the Elephant teaches diversity in a way that children can easily understand, while reiterating the fact that we should all be happy with who we are. Sparkly is a little elephant that is treated differently because she is sparkly. She spends much of her time playing alone and wishing she was like the other elephants at school. After Sparkly saves the most popular elephant in school from the sand pit, everyone gets to know her. After that, they realize she is no different from them. Sparkly is finally treated like the other elephants and most of all is happy with who she is.