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  • Published: 3 January 2013
  • ISBN: 9781849399395
  • Imprint: Andersen Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 32

Elmer and Aunt Zelda


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A warm and funny Elmer adventure extolling the virtues of cross-generational relationships.

Elmer and Wilbur visit their Aunt Zelda. She may be getting old and deaf, but she is fun and has lots of interesting things to show the two young elephants.

  • Pub date: 3 January 2013
  • ISBN: 9781849399395
  • Imprint: Andersen Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 32

About the Author

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 27 original Elmer stories. David lives in Arles, France

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Praise for Elmer and Aunt Zelda

“Delightfully-illustrated story of friendships which stretch across the generations”

The Bookbag

“Warm and friendly . . . the play on misheard words is great fun both for readers and listeners.”

Carousel

“Another Elmer classic . . . detailed and expressive pictures.”

Nursery Education

“Elmer's adventures are an absolute must for reading at bedtime.”

Families Magazine

“Warm-hearted, tender and funny”

EYE

“Warm-hearted, tender and funny”

EYE


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