Elmer and the Stranger
Written by David McKee
Part of the Elmer Series
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How strangers can become friends is the theme of this entertaining story about Elmer, everyone’s favourite patchwork elephant. This time, Elmer and his friends in the jungle help Kangaroo find out that he can jump after all. At first the Kangaroos seem strange, but soon everyone in the jungle is used to them and they all become good friends. Books featuring the wonderfully colourful elephant called Elmer are essential bedroom companions. There is also a book and CD edition complete with original music and sound effects. Perfect for toddlers. To see other Elmer titles click here.
Elmer and the Stranger by David McKee
Is there a difference between a bounce and a jump? Kangaroo thinks there is, and he is very concerned he is going to look silly in the upcoming jumping competition, until Elmer helps him discover that the one will do just as well as the other.
About the Author
Interest Age: To 5
More books by David McKee
Andersen Press Ltd
5th February 2009
Andersen Press Ltd is an imprint of Andersen Press
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.
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