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  • Published: 13 June 2016
  • ISBN: 9781783442171
  • Imprint: Andersen
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 32
  • RRP: $19.99

Elmer and the Flood




When Elmer decides to go out in the rain, he doesn't suspect an adventure awaits!

Rain or no rain, Elmer is going for a walk. After being cooped up in a cave with his herd, he longs for a bit of fresh air and some peace and quiet. But peace and quiet is going to have to wait – when Elmer goes outside, he discovers the rain has caused a flood. Can brave Elmer work out a way to save a stranded young elephant?

  • Pub date: 13 June 2016
  • ISBN: 9781783442171
  • Imprint: Andersen
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 32
  • RRP: $19.99

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 the Flood

“David McKee maintains his high standard and distinctive illustration in this latest adventure”

The School Librarian


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