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  • Published: 15 May 2016
  • ISBN: 9781783443413
  • Imprint: Andersen
  • Format: Board Book
  • Pages: 10
  • RRP: $34.00

Elmer's Touch and Feel World


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Explore Elmer's bright touch-and-feel world in this perfect introduction to key concepts for little ones.

Explore the touch-and-feel world of Elmer and his colourful friends in this bright, fun first concepts playbook. Perfect for parents and babies to enjoy together, this book is jam-packed with stimulating colours and touch-and-feel areas to really engage little ones. Elmer's World is a great introduction to learning through play and, of course, to everyone's favourite patchwork elephant.

  • Pub date: 15 May 2016
  • ISBN: 9781783443413
  • Imprint: Andersen
  • Format: Board Book
  • Pages: 10
  • RRP: $34.00

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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Praise for Elmer's Touch and Feel World

“Explore the world of Elmer and his colourful friends in this bright, fun first concepts play book.”

Lovereading4Kids

“Meet Elmer and his friends and let them introduce your child to lots of first concepts in an educational and fun way.”

Guardian, The Best New Children's Books

“Fun novelty introduction to first concepts via the patchwork elephant.”

Fiona Noble, The Bookseller


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