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Elmer and Snake by David McKee
  

Elmer and Snake

Part of the Elmer Series
Baby and Toddler   Books of the Month   5+ readers   eBooks   

RRP £6.99

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January 2014 Book of the Month Best-selling Elmer, the only patchwork coloured elephant in the jungle, loves playing with his friends. This time, Elmer teams up with Snake to outwit all the elephants and all the other animals who want to play a trick on him. Elmer is looking pale. Is he really poorly as the elephants think? It could be that Snake is helping him. But Snake is playing tricks of his own! Luckily, everyone can enjoy the last laugh!

Synopsis

Elmer and Snake by David McKee

Discover who tricks whom in this entertaining picture book about everyone's favourite patchwork elephant in this 25th Anniversary year of the Elmer Books.

The elephants want to play a trick on Elmer but they can't think of one! So they ask wily old Snake to help them...

Reviews

Visually and morally admirable The Sunday Times

All the charm of its predecessors Publishing News

With its vibrant, eye-catching colors and engaging goings-on, this book is a visual delight. School Library Journal


About the Author

David McKee

David McKee was born in Devon and studied at Plymouth Art College. In the early part of his career, McKee regularly drew and sold humorous drawings to magazines and newspapers such as The Times Educational Supplement, Punch and the Reader’s Digest. David McKee has writen and illustrated over 50 picture books for Andersen Press and has penned a number of children’s classics including King Rollo, Mr Benn, Not Now Bernard and Elmer the Patchwork Elephant. David McKee loves to paint and now lives in the South of France but regularly visits London.

One of the World Book Day 2015 Authors David McKee is one of the best known illustrators of picture books, having created acknowledged modern classics such as Not Now, Bernard, Elmer the Patchwork Elephant, and Mr Benn, Gladiator. His books are published in many languages throughout the world, and many of them have been adapted for television. He was born in Devon and now divides his time between the South of France and London.

Have you seen Elmer’s Photo Patchwork, an innovative activity-based app that encourages creativity and fun? Elmer the Patchwork Elephant is an elephant who stands out from the herd, and Elmer’s app is different too. It doesn’t keep children glued to the screen, it makes them look up, look around and get inspired by the world. The only limit is their imagination. By using an iPad or iPhone’s camera to take photos of interesting colours and textures, kids can add them to an elephant’s patchwork pattern. Aimed at children aged 3+. Elmer’s Photo Patchwork app is available for £1.99 from the App Store for iPad and iPhone. Find out more at www.elmersapps.com and view the app preview video here.

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Book Info

Publication date

2nd January 2014

Author

David McKee

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Author's Website

www.andersenpress.co.uk/elm...

Publisher

Andersen Press Ltd

Format

Paperback
32 pages
Interest Age: To 5

Categories


Baby and Toddler
Books of the Month
5+ readers
eBooks

Picture books: character books

ISBN

9781842709375

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