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Elmer and the Lost Teddy

Written by David McKee

Part of the Elmer Picture Books Series

Early Years

LoveReading View on Elmer and the Lost Teddy

Baby Elephant has lost his teddy, but unsurprisingly Elmer comes to the rescue. But when he hears someone shouting ‘Help, I’m lost’, is it Cousin Wilbur up to one of his practical jokes again or is it really lost teddy?  Share it with your toddler to find out. To see other Elmer titles click here.

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Elmer and the Lost Teddy Synopsis

One night, Elmer hears the sound of crying. It is Baby Elephant. He can't sleep because he has lost his teddy. Elmer offers to lend Baby Elephant his teddy for the night. Elmer discovers that all the baby animals have teddies, but Baby Elephant's remains missing until Elmer's cousin, Wilbur, gets involved in the search.

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Elmer and the Lost Teddy Press Reviews

Bright and very funny pictures combine with spare but perfectly chosen text. Publishing News

Beautiful, with rich colours that are full of vibrancy. Books for Keeps

A deserved favourite with the 2-5s. The Sunday Times

Book Information

ISBN: 9781842707494
Publication date: 5th June 2008
Author: David McKee
Publisher: Andersen Press Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 32 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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