Elmer

Do you ever worry about fitting in? Read this. Sherbet-rainbow-coloured joy in book form. Elmer the patchwork elephant really stands out. Firstly, he looks like a walking rainbow. Secondly, he loves to play cheeky jokes. We think it’s awesome to be as unique as Elmer. But one day, he feels tired of being different. So he paints himself grey to blend in with his herd. Hmmm. How long do you think he can hide his true colours? (Clue: not long!) David McKee has given all of us something very special and unique in this joyful classic.

  • A true classic introducing a best-loved character
  • Lighthearted way to explore themes of difference
  • Beautiful colour artwork and a playful story
  • Includes a free audiobook download link

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    memories are created

    9 March 2014

  • Fave childhood book

    8 March 2014

  • I like Elmer series. He’s an adventurous elephant.

    4 March 2014

  • I love this book my teacher used to read it to me and my friends in the reading corner in school

    27 August 2012

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    i enjoyed every secend.

    24 July 2012

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    David McKee won the Deutscher Jugendliteraturpreis (German Youth Literature Prize) in 1987 for Two Monsters.

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