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  • Published: 2 April 2019
  • ISBN: 9781783447893
  • Imprint: Andersen
  • Format: Board Book
  • Pages: 22
  • RRP: $9.99

Elmer Search and Find


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Search and find with Elmer! A multi-coloured spotting book from our favourite patchwork elephant.

Join Elmer in a search and find adventure! Each page is jam-packed full of things to spot, questions to answer and details to discover, all from Elmer’s rainbow world. Young children can search each busy scene while developing their powers of observation, visual acuity, and their number and language skills.

  • Pub date: 2 April 2019
  • ISBN: 9781783447893
  • Imprint: Andersen
  • Format: Board Book
  • Pages: 22
  • RRP: $9.99

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 Search and Find

“Each page is a feast for the eyes”

Andrea Reece, LoveReading4Kids


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