David McKee is the creator of well-known characters including King Rollo, Mr Benn and Elmer the Patchwork Elephant, which is now published in more than 60 languages and has its own successful global merchandise programme. David was born in Devon and went to Plymouth Art College, where he had a traditional training. On leaving college he drew regularly for Punch, Reader’s Digest, and The Times Educational Supplement. His drawings were influenced especially by Saul Steinberg and Andre Francois. In 2020 David won the British Book Awards Illustrator of the Year Award and BookTrust’s Lifetime Achievement Award. He lives in the South of France and in London.
Elmer: book & CD
(Paperback: Book and CD) - 04/05/2017
SynopsisDavid 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, Elmers 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.
- Paperback: Book and CD
- Published: 04/05/2017
- ISBN: 9781783445653
- Age Range: 0+ years