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A special book and CD edition of the bestselling classic Elmer

David McKee's first book about Elmer turned this adorable patchwork elephant into a nursery favourite. Deservedly a modern classic, with over two million copies sold worldwide, Elmer’s subtle message, that it is ok to be different, resonates with children across the world. The Elmer book and CD pack features the classic story with a special edition cover and a story CD, perfect for sharing at bedtime or for livening up a car journey.

Reviews

Unquestionably the life and soul of the party. I loved this book from the first time I read it.

Exepose

Its message of celebrating diversity and uniqueness is just as topical today as it was when celebrated author David McKee first created Elmer.

Junior Magazine

This board book edition is everything you would hope for... perfect.

The Bookbag

Every child should get to know Elmer the patchwork elephant.

Riveting Reads SLA 3-6

A deserved favourite with the 2-5s.

The Sunday Times

A wonderfully upbeat and powerful tale that celebrates the uniqueness of the individual - and provides one of literature's best-loved characters too.

Junior

A celebration of individuality and laughter.

Publishers Weekly

Striking effects with simple means.

The Times Literary Supplement

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Formats & editions

  • Paperback

    9781783445653

    July 17, 2017

    Andersen

    32 pages

    RRP $18.99

    Online retailers

    • Abbey's Bookshop
    • Angus & Robertson Bookworld
    • Booktopia
    • Boomerang Books
    • Collins Booksellers
    • Dymocks
    • Books Kinokuniya
    • The Nile
    • QBD
    • Readings
    • Robinsons Bookshop
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  • Paperback

    9781783444250

    May 15, 2016

    Andersen

    32 pages

    RRP $45.00

    Online retailers

    • Abbey's Bookshop
    • Angus & Robertson Bookworld
    • Booktopia
    • Boomerang Books
    • Collins Booksellers
    • Dymocks
    • Books Kinokuniya
    • The Nile
    • QBD
    • Readings
    • Robinsons Bookshop
    Or

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

  • Paperback

    9781842707319

    October 1, 2007

    Andersen

    32 pages

    RRP $16.99

    Online retailers

    • Abbey's Bookshop
    • Angus & Robertson Bookworld
    • Booktopia
    • Boomerang Books
    • Collins Booksellers
    • Dymocks
    • Books Kinokuniya
    • The Nile
    • QBD
    • Readings
    • Robinsons Bookshop
    Or

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

  • Board Book

    9781783442683

    August 3, 2015

    Andersen

    30 pages

    RRP $14.99

    Online retailers

    • Abbey's Bookshop
    • Angus & Robertson Bookworld
    • Booktopia
    • Boomerang Books
    • Collins Booksellers
    • Dymocks
    • Books Kinokuniya
    • The Nile
    • QBD
    • Readings
    • Robinsons Bookshop
    Or

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

  • EBook

    9781448187119

    September 30, 2013

    Andersen Digital

    32 pages

    Online retailers

    • iBooks
    • Amazon Kindle
    • Booktopia
    • eBooks
    • Google Play
    • Kobo
    Or

    Find your local bookstore at booksellers.org.au

Also by David McKee

Belinda Brown
Elmer and the Tune
Sir Ned and the Nasties
Elmer: Guess Who?
Elmer: Hide and Seek!
The Hill and the Rock
Elmer: Hello, animals!
Elmer: Elephant Colours
Mr Benn - Gladiator
Melric and the Crown
Super Gran
Elmer and the Race
Elmer's Touch and Feel World
Elmer’s Little Library
Elmer and the Flood
Elmer's Christmas
Elmer's Band
Melric and the Dragon
Elmer's Treasury
Melric and the Petnapping
Elmer and the Monster
Melric and the Sorcerer
Elmer and Snake
The Sad Story Of Veronica

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Scarface Claw
Too Many Elephants in this House
I Just Couldn't Wait to Meet You
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Peppa Pig: Going Swimming –  Read It Yourself With Ladybird Level 1
The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Where's Spot?
Who Sank The Boat?
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?
Today We Have No Plans
No One Likes a Fart
Dear Zoo
LGB The Tale Of Peter Rabbit
Each Peach Pear Plum
Peppa Pig: Hide and Peek
LGB The Fuzzy Duckling
Koala Lou
LGB I'm A T. Rex!