Elmer's Christmas

Elmer's Christmas : Mini Hardback

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It's two days before Christmas Eve, the night Papa Red visits, and the young elephants are very excited. They choose a tree to decorate and prepare the presents for Papa Red to collect during the night to take to those who need them. But this year Elmer has a special treat in store for the young elephants, if they can keep quiet and out of sight...
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Product details

  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 242 x 275 x 5mm | 210g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • w. numerous col. ill.
  • 1783442212
  • 9781783442218
  • 52,821

Review Text

"A festive, glittery treat of a book... This story is a must-have for fans of the beloved patchwork elephant"
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"Delightful and charming, colourful and entertaining - with a timely reminder of the true meaning of Christmas" * Carousel * "Another classic" * Glasgow Herald * "A festive, glittery treat of a book... This story is a must-have for fans of the beloved patchwork elephant" * Baby London * "Any fan of Elmer will love this book" * What The Redhead Said blog * "A seasonal treat for fans of the patchwork elephant." -- Fiona Noble * The Bookseller *
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About David McKee

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. This was published by Abelard-Schuman in 1964 and the version David re-illustrated in 1985 was re-issued in 2001 by Andersen Press. David has written and illustrated over 50 picture books for Andersen Press including 24 original Elmer stories. David lives in Arles, France
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Rating details

156 ratings
3.58 out of 5 stars
5 25% (39)
4 24% (38)
3 37% (57)
2 13% (20)
1 1% (2)
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