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Elmer: A Classic Collection Elmer's best-loved tales

Written by David McKee

Illustrated by David McKee

Early Years Animal Stories

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A Julia Eccleshare Pick of the Month September 2019 |

Elmer the patchwork elephant has been delighting readers of all ages for more than 30 years. This bumper collection includes the very first story about Elmer, an elephant who celebrates difference and teaches all the other elephants to do the same. Other stories in this collection include Elmer and The Rainbow, Elmer and the Lost Teddy, Elmer in the Snow and Elmer’s Special Day. Full of humour and kindness, each story shows how difference can be celebrated by elephants – and by all of us! 

Julia Eccleshare M.B.E

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Elmer: A Classic Collection Elmer's best-loved tales Synopsis

A collection of five of Elmer's best-loved tales, bound together in a beautiful hardback with a stunning gold and green foiled cover. The perfect gift for fans of Elmer and his colourful adventures, and an ideal introduction for the very youngest readers. This treasury contains: Elmer Elmer and the Rainbow Elmer and the Lost Teddy Elmer in the Snow Elmer's Special Day.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781783448678
Publication date: 5th September 2019
Author: David McKee
Illustrator: David McKee
Publisher: Andersen Press Ltd
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 152 pages
Year Groups: Early Years
Topics: Animal Stories

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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