Elmer and the Lost Teddy by David Mckee

Elmer and the Lost Teddy

Written by David Mckee
Part of the Elmer Series

3+ readers
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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.


Elmer and the Lost Teddy by David Mckee

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.


Bright and very funny pictures combine with spare but perfectly chosen text. Publishing News Beautiful, with rich colours that are full of vibrancy.

A deserved favourite with the 2-5s. The

About the Author

David Mckee

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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32 pages
Interest Age: from 0 to 5 To 5


David Mckee
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Andersen Press Ltd

Publication date

5th June 2008





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