Elmer and the Big Bird
Written by David Mckee
Part of the Elmer Series
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This is a great addition to the nursery bookshelf. Touching on bullying in a very positive way, this wonderful story shows the colourful elephant, Elmer at her very best, cajoling and persuading all the birds of the forest to stand up against being bullied and needless to say Elmer succeeds in a very clever way, so that no one ends up upset.
Elmer and the Big Bird by David Mckee
One day, Elmer notices that there are no birds around. How strange! Soon he finds them hiding from the nasty bully bird in a nearby cave. The bully bird is mean and likes to frighten the little birds. Led by Elmer, the animals work together to frighten off the bully - and succeed!
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As ever, McKee's illustrations and text work their magic together to delight young readers. Books for Keeps
Every child should get to know Elmer the patchwork elephant. Riveting Reads SLA 3-6 Books featuring Elmer and his friends are universally acknowledged as essential for the nursery. -- Julia Eccleshare lovereading4kids.co.uk
About the Author
Interest Age: To 5
More books by David Mckee
Andersen Press Ltd
4th April 2013
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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