Author(s): MCKEE David
Aided and abetted by his ventriloquist cousin, Wilbur, Elmer pretends to be blown away on the windiest day. They make fools of the other elephants, but when the laughter dies down, Elmer reassures them that a heavy elephant is safe in the worst of gales. When he tries to prove it, much to his surprise, he really does get blown away! Read along with the audio CD included to bring the story to life!
Extensive marketing and publicity campaign for Elmer's 20th anniversary: - Parties are being held across the country - at Oxford and Cheltenham Literary Festivals and Birmingham Central Library to name but a few. - David McKee will be speaking at the YLG Conference and hosting the event at Birmingham Central Library. - David McKee will be doing a joint event with Tony Ross at Foyles on the South Bank. - Competition in Red House magazines to create the Elmer birthday card. Interview with David McKee in Red House magazines on how to draw Elmer. - Bogof dumpbins available and party packs that can be distributed to bookshops, libraries and schools.
A delightful book for small children, featuring a much-loved character and with the usual excellent, colourful illustrations we have come to expect from the Elmer books. School Librarian Bright and very funny pictures enhance beautifully judged writing: children and adults greeted this book with delight. Child Education Elmer is up to his tricks again in this hilarious tale. T.E.S. McKee's unpredictable storyline and familiar bright artwork make this another winner for Elmer fans. Books for Keeps
David McKee's first book was published in 1964. His books are now published in many languages throughout the world, and many of them have been adapted for television. He is one of the leading contemporary children's book creators.