Elmer the patchwork elephant

Elmer day is almost here and there is still time to come in and pick up a copy of one of his many books! Here are some of our favourite Elmer stories written by David McKee.

Eler

A modern classic, this picture book is known to millions, and continues to be the strongest seller of the whole series, having sold over 2 million copies around the world. The subtle message is that it is OK to be different, and combined with the vibrant colour and cheeky humour of the main character

Elmer and the monster

There is pandemonium in the jungle! A strange roaring sound sends the animals stampeding, convinced it’s a monster. But all is not as it seems. Only Elmer is brave enough to investigate, and what he discovers comes as quite a surprise!

Elmer’s special day

It’s almost Elmer’s Day again for the elephants, and they have begun their preparations already. But in all the excitement they are making an awful lot of noise and upsetting the other animals. So Elmer changes the rules and invites every single animal to join in the parade.

Elmer and the lost teddy

One night, Elmer hears the sound of crying. It’s Baby Elephant and he can’t sleep because he has lost his teddy. Elmer spends the whole of the next day looking for the teddy and eventually finds it.

Elmer and the rainbow

Elmer and the other elephants are waiting for the storm to end so they can see the beautiful, colourful rainbow. But something dreadful has happened: the rainbow has come out too soon and has lost its colours! Elmer decides to give his own colours to the rainbow, but to do that, he must find where it touches the ground. But what will happen to Elmer if he gives the rainbow his own colours? Will he lose them for ever?

 

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