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Whether he’s looking cool in the subshine, enjoying the excitement of a thunderstorm or – delightfully – getting blown off his feet in the wind, Elmer is the best playmate a child could have, and the very young will love this gorgeous board book. On each page, Elmer and his friends experience different types of weather, and it’s always fun. The bright pages are packed with things to look at and talk about, and details that will make all readers smile. Sturdy, specially shaped tabs help identify the pages and make turning them over easy even for the littlest hands. David McKee’s artwork shines on the laminated boards. - Andrea Reece
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Whatever the weather, come rain or shine, Elmer loves to play! This chunky board book with easy-grip toddler tabs on every page is perfect for the very youngest Elmer fans.
You can download a Elmer’s Parade Pack here which includes craft activities, games, colouring sheets, bunting and lots of ideas for holding your own Elmer party.
For more about Elmer, including activities and downloads visit www.andersenpress.co.uk/elmer
Praise for Elmer;
McKee shows young readers that we each have special things which nobody else loves quite as we do. The pages are alive with vivid colour and pattern Booktrust Best Book Guide
McKee's Elmer has now dazzled eyes young and old in more than a dozen books for nearly 20 years, and the message throughout has been to celebrate difference. allaboutyou.com
Charming and memorable Baby Hampshire
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. Junior Magazine
This board book edition is everything you would hope for... perfect. The Bookbag
Elmer's winsome personality shines through . . . leaves readers with the message that we can be different and still get along. --School Library Journal
|Publication date:||30th November -0001|
|Publisher:||Andersen Press Ltd|
|Suitable for:||3+ readers|
|Genres:||First Concepts, General Fiction|
David McKee was born in Devon and studied at Plymouth Art College. In the early part of his career, McKee regularly drew and sold humorous drawings to magazines and newspapers such as The Times Educational Supplement, Punch and the Reader’s Digest. David McKee has written and illustrated over 50 picture books for Andersen Press and has penned a number of children’s classics including King Rollo, Mr Benn, Not Now Bernard and Elmer the Patchwork Elephant. David loves to paint and now lives in the South of France but regularly visits the UK. One of the ...More About David McKee