Elmer and Papa Red

Publisher: Andersen Press

It is nearly time for the annual visit of Papa Red and the older elephants ask Elmer to amuse the youngsters while they prepare the presents.

Elmer takes the young elephants up to the snow to choose a tree. He meets a moose who promises the youngsters will be able to glimpse Papa Red when he visits. The next day everyone decorates the tree and the presents are placed beneath it.

That night the young elephants hide in the bushes and see Papa Red take all the presents to give them to whoever needs them most. He also leaves a present for each baby elephant. A Christmas Elmer story about the importance of giving.

More books like this

Elmer's Friends

Author: David McKee

A colourful board book in which the ever-popular Elmer the Elephant praises each of his friends for their different strengths

Read more about Elmer's Friends

Elmer's Opposites

Author: David McKee

This little book concentrates on introducing the concept of opposites, looking at differences in areas such as size, speed, emotions, temperature and colours.

Read more about Elmer's Opposites

Share this book with your friends

Use our Bookfinder to discover the perfect children's books for every age...