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Elmer: Hide and Seek!

Written by David McKee

Illustrated by David McKee

Early Years

LoveReading View on Elmer: Hide and Seek!

There are all sorts of treats and surprises in this bright, lively interactive board book. Starring everyone’s favourite patchwork elephant Elmer, it’s a riot of colour and shapes, while on each page there’s a sturdy flap for little hands to lift, revealing one or more of Elmer’s friends. David McKee’s illustrations are irresistible and Elmer is one of the most recognisable as well as one of the friendliest characters in children’s books; this chunky board book will develop children’s appreciation of colour, shape and story as well as their motor skills.    ~ Andrea Reece

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Elmer: Hide and Seek! Synopsis

Elmer and Bird are playing hide and seek. Help Elmer by lifting the flaps to look behind the rock, in the herd of elephants and even behind Elmer's ear. The sturdy flaps are perfect for little hands and this book is a brilliant introduction to the fun and mischief of Elmer and his friends.

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: Hide and Seek! 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: 9781783444960
Publication date: 4th May 2017
Author: David McKee
Illustrator: David McKee
Publisher: Andersen Press Ltd
Format: Board book
Pagination: 12 pages
Year Groups: Early Years

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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