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About the book
  • Published: 3 July 2017
  • ISBN: 9781783444960
  • Imprint: Andersen
  • Format: Board Book
  • Pages: 12
  • RRP: $21.00

Elmer: Hide and Seek!


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Help Elmer find Bird in their game of hide and seek by looking all over the jungle and under the flaps. Ready or not, here I come!

Elmer and Bird are playing hide and seek. Lifting the flaps to look behind the rock, in the herd of elephants and even behind Elmer's ear. Sturdy cut-out flaps are specially designed for little hands and this book is a cleverly interactive introduction to the fun and mischief of Elmer and his friends.

  • Pub date: 3 July 2017
  • ISBN: 9781783444960
  • Imprint: Andersen
  • Format: Board Book
  • Pages: 12
  • RRP: $21.00

About the Author

David McKee

David is the creator of several well-known characters including King Rollo and Mr Benn. His most famous creation is Elmer the Patchwork Elephant which is now published in more than 50 languages and has its own successful global merchandise programme.
David McKee was born in Devon and went to Plymouth Art College, where he had a traditional training. On leaving college he drew regularly for, among others, Punch, Reader’s Digest, and The Times Educational Supplement. His drawings were influenced especially by Saul Steinberg and Andre Francois.
David’s first picture book was one of the stories he had told at college, Two Can Toucan. This was published by Abelard-Schuman in 1964 and the version David re-illustrated in 1985 was re-issued in 2001 by Andersen Press. David has written and illustrated over 50 picture books for Andersen Press including 27 original Elmer stories. David lives in Arles, France

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