Elmer's Friends

by

David McKee
Illustrator: David McKee

Reading Age: 5+

Interest level: 0+

by

David McKee
Illustrator: David McKee

A colourful board book in which the ever-popular Elmer the Elephant praises each of his friends for their different strengths. An ideal starting point for discussing the value of differences and individuality.

 

Elmer the patchwork elephant is a winning character in children's literature. A one-off and always fun, he has ideas to pass on within his stories.

 

Publisher: Andersen Press

About the author

  • David McKee

    David McKee was born and brought up in South Devon, where he went from grammar school to Plymouth Art College. Whilst still at college he started selling one-off cartoons to newspapers and on graduation, he began to contribute to such publications as Punch, the Times Education Supplement and Reader's Digest. His first book, Two Can Toucan, was published in 1964 and since then he has written and illustrated numerous children's books.

    David McKee
    David McKee

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My daughter really enjoyed looking at the colourful pictures and hearing about the different types of animals

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5 November 2016

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