Author(s): David McKee
Perfect for sharing together in a classroom, nursery or library, the original classic Elmer is now available as a big book, with notes for grown-ups at the back, created by the CLPE (Centre for Literacy in Primary Education). Elmer the colourful patchwork elephant has been a nursery favourite since this first book was published in 1989. This colourful picture book is known to millions and it's subtle message - that it is OK to be different - has made this first tale about everyone's favourite patchwork elephant a classic must-read for every bookshelf.
For the first time in the UK - the very first story about Elmer the patchwork elephant as a boardbook!
"Every child should get to know Elmer the patchwork elephant." Riveting Reads SLA 3-6 "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 "A celebration of individuality and laughter." Publishers Weekly "Striking effects with simple means." The Times Literary Supplement
David McKee's first book was published in 1964. His books are now published in many languages throughout the world, and many of them have been adapted for television. He is one of the leading contemporary children's book creators.