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.
(Hardback) - 28/08/2014
A vibrant collection of five favourite stories starring the world famous patchwork elephant, including:
Elmer and Rose
Elmer and Grandpa Eldo
Elmer and the Lost Teddy
Elmer and Super El
A delight for lifelong fans and new-readers alike, this treasury brings together some of Elmer’s most exciting and colourful adventures.
‘A deserved favourite with the 2-5s.’ The Sunday Times
‘A celebration of individuality and laughter.’ Publishers Weekly
- Published: 28/08/2014
- ISBN: 9781783441808
- Age Range: 0+ years