The young elephants want to prove who is the fastest, but Elmer shows them it's not about whether you win or lose, but how you run the race
The young elephants want to prove who is the fastest, so Elmer and Wilbur organise a race. Each decorated a different colour, the racers set off around the course and discover things about themselves – Blue may be first and Orange second, but White is kind, Pink and Violet are funny and Yellow is a cheat. Luckily Yellow also learns he is very good at saying sorry, so each young elephant gets a medal from Elmer.
“McKee's original touches and stunning art mean Elmer deserves his place on the picture-book podium.”
Alex O'Connell, The Times
“An absolute treat... The ever so charming and colourful patchwork elephant Elmer returns in this gorgeously illustrated book.”
Liz Robinson, Lovereading4Kids