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Elmer

By David McKee
Illustrated by David McKee

For the first time in the UK - the very first story about Elmer the patchwork elephant as a boardbook!

For over a quarter of a century readers have been joining Elmer the patchwork elephant on his exciting adventures. Now Elmer's classic first story is available in this lovely board book edition. With its sturdy pages for little fingers, this gift is the perfect introduction to the world of Elmer.

  • The classic Elmer story, available as a board book for the first time
  • The perfect gift for new arrivals
  • Over 7 million copies of the Elmer books have sold worldwide

About the author

David is the creator of several well-known characters including King Rollo and Mr Benn. His most famous creation is 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, among others, Punch, Reader’s Digest, and The Times Educational Supplement. His drawings were influenced especially by Saul Steinberg and Andre Francois. David’s first picture book was one of the stories he had told at college, Two Can Toucan. This was published by Abelard-Schuman in 1964 and the version David re-illustrated in 1985 was re-issued in 2001 by Andersen Press. David has written and illustrated over 50 picture books for Andersen Press including 27 original Elmer stories. David lives in Arles, France

ISBN: 9781783442683
Imprint: Andersen Press
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Board Book
Release Date: June 4, 2015
Dimensions: 174 x 199mm, 30pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $16.99
New Zealand RRP: $18.99
Stock Level: In Stock

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