ISBN-13: 9781839131592

RRP: £12.99

Published: 1st September 2022

Length: 32 Pages

Elmer and the Gift

The 30th Elmer storybook from master picture book maker and BookTrust Liftetime Achievement Award winner David McKee, about caring for elderly family members.
Aunt Zelda has a gift to give to Elmer from his Grandpa Eldo, but she can't remember what it is or where it is. Zelda's memory sometimes escapes her, and her hearing isn't what it used to be, so they set off together to find Grandpa Eldo and solve the mystery of the forgotten gift.
In his 30th storybook, Elmer's love, patience and respect for his Aunt Zelda and Grandpa Eldo makes for a heart-warming depiction of family life with elderly relatives.


"A typically warm-hearted Elmer story which brings in how to be helpful and understanding of elderly relatives"
Julia Eccleshare - LoveReading4Kids

"This humorous, heart-warming tale of family life with elderly relatives is about being caring and treating everyone with love, patience and respect"
Just Imagine

"A gently conveyed and strong message for young readers with elderly family members of their own. Fans of the series will be heartened."
Kirkus Reviews

"This gentle story is perfect for sharing and could spark conversations about family members who are becoming confused, or have dementia or Alzheimer’s"