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Elmer and the Rainbow

By David McKee

One of the best-loved stories starring Elmer is now available as a sturdy, padded board book to delight our favourite patchwork elephant's many fans.

Elmer and the other elephants are waiting for the storm to end so they can see the beautiful, colourful rainbow. But something dreadful has happened: the rainbow has come out too soon and has lost its colours! Elmer decides to give his own colours to the rainbow, but to do that, he must find where it touches the ground. But what will happen to Elmer if he gives the rainbow his own colours? Will he lose them for ever? A classic story book about sharing and giving.

  • Elmer and the Rainbow is one of the all-time favourite Elmer tales, translated into over 30 languages.
  • Sturdy padded board book is the perfect toddler present: large enough to share and just right for little fingers to turn each page.
  • Elmer books have sold over 2 million copies worldwide and been translated into 33 languages.

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: 9781783444243
Imprint: Andersen Press
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Board Book
Release Date: April 7, 2016
Dimensions: 174 x 199mm, 12pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $16.99
New Zealand RRP: $18.99
Stock Level: Out Of Stock

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