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Elmer's Birthday

David McKee



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Anderson Press
01 September 2019
Children's & Educational; Picture storybooks
The elephants decide it's their turn to play a trick on Elmer: all of the animals must pretend to forget his birthday tomorrow! But when the day comes the trick doesn't quite go according to plan. The elephants should have listened to Elmer's friends... A new tale to celebrate Elmer the Patchwork Elephant's 30th birthday from master-storyteller David McKee, this is the twenty-seventh Elmer storybook!
By:   David McKee
Imprint:   Anderson Press
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 282mm,  Width: 247mm,  Spine: 7mm
Weight:   395g
ISBN:   9781783447947
ISBN 10:   178344794X
Series:   Elmer Picture Books
Pages:   32
Publication Date:   01 September 2019
Recommended Age:   From 3 to 7 years
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  English as a second language
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

David is the creator of several well-known characters including King Rollo and Mr Benn. His most famous creation is Elmer the Patchwork Elephant which is now published in more than 50 languages and has its own successful global merchandise programme. David McKee was born in Devon and went to Plymouth Art College, where he had a traditional training. On leaving college he drew regularly for, among others, Punch, Reader's Digest, and The Times Educational Supplement. His drawings were influenced especially by Saul Steinberg and Andre Francois. David's first picture book was one of the stories he had told at college, Two Can Toucan, first published in 1964. David has written and illustrated over 50 picture books for Andersen Press including 27 original Elmer stories. David lives in Arles, France.

Reviews for Elmer's Birthday

David McKee never fails to entertain and surprise, and Elmer and his many friends remain top company for the very young. * LoveReading4Kids *

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