Elmer: Guess Who? by David McKee
  

Elmer: Guess Who?

Written by David McKee
Illustrated by David McKee

Baby and Toddler   Elmer the Elephant   3+ readers   Summer Reading   
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As fresh and vogueish today as when he make his first appearance over 35 years ago, Elmer continues to enchant children. He’s bright enough to catch the eye of even the very youngest and this sturdy new board book, with its special mirror feature, offers lots of opportunities for early learning fun and games. There’s a peek-a-boo challenge on each page as Elmer goes in search of his new friend – which on the last page turns out to be you! The jungle scenes are as bold and vibrant as Elmer, and the warm tones and happy cast of animal characters will brighten up every day. ~ Andrea Reece

Synopsis

Elmer: Guess Who? by David McKee

Help the animals guess who Elmer's new friend is in this sturdy board book with a mirror surprise at the end. Peek through cut outs on each page to catch a glimpse of Elmer's new friend - it's you! Babies and toddlers will love this bright and interactive introduction to the bright world of Elmer and his animal 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

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

About the Author

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 writen 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 McKee loves to paint and now lives in the South of France but regularly visits London.

One of the World Book Day 2015 Authors David McKee is one of the best known illustrators of picture books, having created acknowledged modern classics such as Not Now, Bernard, Elmer the Patchwork Elephant, and Mr Benn, Gladiator. His books are published in many languages throughout the world, and many of them have been adapted for television. He was born in Devon and now divides his time between the South of France and London.

Have you seen Elmer’s Photo Patchwork, an innovative activity-based app that encourages creativity and fun? Elmer the Patchwork Elephant is an elephant who stands out from the herd, and Elmer’s app is different too. It doesn’t keep children glued to the screen, it makes them look up, look around and get inspired by the world. The only limit is their imagination. By using an iPad or iPhone’s camera to take photos of interesting colours and textures, kids can add them to an elephant’s patchwork pattern. Aimed at children aged 3+. Elmer’s Photo Patchwork app is available for £1.99 from the App Store for iPad and iPhone. Find out more at www.elmersapps.com and view the app preview video here.

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Book Info

Format

Board book
12 pages

Author

David McKee
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Author's Website

www.andersenpress.co.uk/elm...

Publisher

Andersen Press Ltd

Publication date

4th May 2017

ISBN

9781783444977

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Publisher Profile

Andersen Press Ltd is an imprint of Andersen Press

logo Andersen Press is one of the leading independent children’s publishers, publishing some of the biggest names in the world of children's books including the much-loved picture book characters the Little Princess and Elmer the patchwork elephant. Andersen Press is the home of many award-winning authors and illustrators including Melvin Burgess, Rebecca Stead, Satoshi Kitamura, Tony Ross, David McKee, Chris Judge and Jeanne Willis. Founded in 1976 by Klaus Flugge it won the Bologna Best Children’s Publisher prize in the European Category in 2016, the company’s 40th anniversary year.

Publisher's Website

www.andersenpress.co.uk


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