Elmer and the Monster
Written by David McKee
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Best-selling Elmer the patchwork elephant is back for a new adventure. All the animals in the jungle are terrified! There is a strange roaring noise and no one knows what it can be. Soon, all the animals are stampeding as far away from it as possible. All except for Elmer… Bravely, Elmer sets out to find the source of the noise. And makes a very surprising discovery. A great new adventure for Elmer and his animal friends.
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Elmer and the Monster by David McKee
There is pandemonium in the jungle! A strange roaring sounds sends the animals stampeding, convinced it's a monster. But all is not as it seems. Only Elmer is brave enough to investigate, and what he discovers comes as quite a surprise!
Praise for the Elmer series
A deserved favourite with the 2-5s Sunday Times
A celebration of individuality and laughter Publishers Weekly
Excellent Parent Guide
Striking effects with simple means The Times Literary Supplement
About the Author
Interest Age: To 5
More books by David McKee
Andersen Press Ltd
3rd April 2014
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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