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Elmer: Hello, Animals!

Written by David McKee

Illustrated by David McKee

LoveReading View on Elmer: Hello, Animals!

Who better than Elmer the elephant and his creator David McKee to introduce children to wild animals? This sturdy little board book features a parade of Elmer’s friends in vivid, lively character sketches by McKee. There’s a giraffe, crocodile, monkey and quizzical looking lion, while on the last page is a smiling Elmer, in all his patchwork glory. Clearly labelled, the animals will hold the attention of even the very youngest and David McKee’s artwork dazzles even in this small format. A handy clip and strap means this can be attached to a buggy. ~ Andrea Reece

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Elmer: Hello, Animals! Synopsis

The perfect introduction to the world of Elmer and his best animal friends for the youngest of children. This little book clips onto a buggy and is perfect for keeping little ones entertained on the go. Children will love spotting and naming the animals in the bold illustrations.

Andersen Press invites you join in the celebrations for Elmer Day! There are lots of events all over the country including craft days, dressing up and storytelling, and you can find what's going on near you on this special Elmer map.

You can download a Elmer’s Parade Pack here which includes craft activities, games, colouring sheets, bunting and lots of ideas for holding your own Elmer party.

For more about Elmer, including activities and downloads visit www.andersenpress.co.uk/elmer

 

Elmer: Hello, Animals! Press Reviews

Every child should get to know Elmer the patchwork elephant. Riveting Reads

Elmer is a treat not to be missed. WHS Showcase

When I picked up this book, it was like bumping into an old friend - definitely as good second time around. -- Diane Brown Child Education

A deserved favourite with the 2-5s   Sunday Times

Book Information

ISBN: 9781783444946
Publication date: 5th January 2017
Author: David McKee
Illustrator: David McKee
Publisher: Andersen Press Ltd
Format: Board book
Pagination: 12 pages

About David McKee

David McKee was born in Devon and studied at Plymouth Art College. In the early part of his career, McKee regularly drew and sold humorous drawings to magazines and newspapers such as The Times Educational Supplement, Punch and the Reader’s Digest. David McKee has written and illustrated over 50 picture books for Andersen Press and has penned a number of children’s classics including King Rollo, Mr Benn, Not Now Bernard and Elmer the Patchwork Elephant. David loves to paint and now lives in the South of France but regularly visits the UK.  One of the ...

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