Elmer (Book & CD) by David Mckee

Elmer (Book & CD)

Written by David Mckee
Part of the Elmer Series

3+ readers
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The subtle message is that it is OK to be different, and combined with the vibrant colour and cheeky humour of the main character, this paperback and CD edition is a celebration of its continued popularity. To see other Elmer titles click here.


Elmer (Book & CD) by David Mckee

Elmer the colourful patchwork elephant has been a nursery favourite since this first book was published in 1989. A modern classic, this picture book is known to millions, and continues to be the strongest seller of the whole series, having sold over 2 million copies around the world.


Unquestionably the life and soul of the party. I loved this book from the first time I read it. Exepose Its message of celebrating diversity and uniqueness is just as topical today as it was when celebrated author David McKee first created Elmer.

Magazine This board book edition is everything you would hope for... perfect. The Bookbag A deserved favourite with the 2-5s. The

A celebration of individuality and laughter. Publishers Weekly

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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Contains Paperback and CD-Audio (Audiobook)
32 pages
Interest Age: from 0 to 5 To 5


David Mckee
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Andersen Press Ltd

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