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Elmer: A Classic Collection

By David McKee
Illustrated by David McKee

A very special treasury containing five of Elmer’s best-loved stories, the perfect gift for Elmer fans.

A collection of five of Elmer’s best-loved tales, bound together in a beautiful hardback treasury. The perfect gift for fans of Elmer and his colourful adventures, and an ideal introduction for the very youngest readers. This treasury contains: Elmer Elmer and the Rainbow Elmer and the Lost Teddy Elmer in the Snow Elmer’s Special Day

  • Bringing together five of Elmer's best loved tales for the first time in a beautiful treasury edition in time for Elmer's 30th birthday celebrations.
  • Over 10 million copies of the Elmer series have sold worldwide. Elmer has been translated into more than 50 languages.
  • 27 original Elmer stories have been published so far, and Elmer has been published in over 10 different formats, including board books, pop-up books and an interactive sound book.

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 24 original Elmer stories. David lives in Arles, France

ISBN: 9781783448678
Imprint: Andersen Press
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Hardback
Release Date: September 1, 2019
Dimensions: 239 x 275mm, 152pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $29.99
New Zealand RRP: $34.99
Stock Level: In Stock

Last updated on 03/09/19 at 02:53:18
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