David McKee (1935 - 2022) was 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.
Elmer Search and Find Numbers
(Board book) - 07/09/2023
Learn to count to ten, and have fun spotting all the animals with Elmer the patchwork elephant!
The theme of every scene is a number from one to ten, in this large and busy search and find board book adventure. Help a hungry monkey find his 3 bananas, or count to ten to help Elmer cross the river! Jam-packed full of counting activities, questions to answer and details to discover, all from Elmer’s colourful world. This book will help young children learn their numbers while searching each busy scene, developing their powers of observation, visual acuity, and their early numeracy and language skills as they go.
Also in the Elmer Search and Find series:
Elmer Search and Find
Elmer Search and Find Colours
- Board book
- Published: 07/09/2023
- ISBN: 9781839131653
- Age Range: 0+ years