Happy 30th Birthday, Elmer! Elmer is patchwork.Collect this special 30th birthday edition of David McKee's first book about Elmer, that turned this adorable patchwork elephant into a nursery favourite. Elmer the colourful patchwork elephant has been a nursery favourite since this first book was published in 1989.
Happy 30th Birthday, Elmer! Elmer is different. Elmer is patchwork. The grey elephants all love him, but he soon starts to wonder what it would be like to be just the same as them... Full of colour, wisdom and pathos, little readers will love this classic tale at bedtime. Collect this special 30th birthday edition of David McKee's first book about Elmer, that turned this adorable patchwork elephant into a nursery favourite. With this special edition comes a free audiobook and a beautiful foiled cover. Deservedly a modern classic, with over ten million copies of his books sold worldwide, Elmer's subtle message, that it is OK to be different, resonates with children across the world. Elmer the colourful patchwork elephant has been a nursery favourite since 1989. 'A deserved favourite with the 2-5s' SUNDAY TIMES
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"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 * "A deserved favourite with the 2-5s." * The Sunday Times * "A wonderfully upbeat and powerful tale that celebrates the uniqueness of the individual - and provides one of literature's best-loved characters too." * Junior *
About David McKee
David is the creator of well-known characters including King Rollo, Mr Benn and Elmer the Patchwork Elephant, which is now published in more than 50 languages and has its own successful global merchandise programme. David McKee was born in Devon and went to Plymouth Art College, where he had a traditional training. On leaving college he drew regularly for Punch, Reader's Digest, and The Times Educational Supplement. His drawings were influenced especially by Saul Steinberg and Andre Francois. David lives in Arles, France.
Elmer by David McKee
Used - Very Good
Andersen Press Ltd
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