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Two Can Toucan

By David McKee
Illustrated by David McKee

Discover the first picture book from master story-teller David McKee, the creator of favourite childhood characters Elmer, Mr Benn and King Rollo.

There’s a bird in the forest that is completely black (except for his white eyes), and very unhappy. When the other animals tease him because he has no name, he decides he must leave the forest to find his fortune... and his place in the world. Find out how the toucan got his name, and his amazing colours in this modern classic by picture book legend David McKee – the creator of children’s favourites Elmer the patchwork elephant, Mr Benn, and King Rollo.

  • First published in 1964, this is David McKee's very first picture book.
  • A touching, classic tale about finding your place in the world.
  • David McKee is published in over 50 languages all over the world, and Elmer as a brand has its own highly successful global merchandise and apparel programme.

About the author

David McKee 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 is the winner of the 2020 British Book Awards Nibbies Illustrator of the Year Award. He lives in Arles, France and in London.

ISBN: 9781839130212
Imprint: Andersen Press
Distributor: Walker Australia-HEDS
Binding: Paperback
Release Date: January 6, 2021
Dimensions: 200 x 230mm, 32pp
Stock Status: Confirmed
Australian RRP: $16.99
New Zealand RRP: $18.99
Stock Level: In Stock

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