Elmer: 30th Anniversary Edition: 1 (Elmer Picture Books)
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So every year, on the day of the parade, “if you happen to see an elephant ordinary elephant colour, you will know it must be Elmer. However, as Elmer is the elephant who makes everyone smile and laugh he can’t himself and soon exposes himself as the lovable character he is. This gorgeous sitting-style plush of the colourful little elephant, with his distinctive long trunk and large ears will brighten up any nursery. The first book that he sold was of a story he had told at college, “Two Can Toucan”, which is also still in print.
Trading Address (Warehouse) Unit E, Vulcan Business Complex, Vulcan Road, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE5 3EB.Following their happy reunion, the elephants reassure Elmer that they love him because of his differences, and not in spite of them, and they celebrate by painting themselves in multicoloured paint (and Elmer paints himself grey), in recognition of Elmer's unique appearance and personality.
David McKee's first book about Elmer turned this adorable patchwork elephant into a nursery favourite. After being cooped up in a cave with his herd, he longs for a bit of fresh air and some peace and quiet. It’s strange because we humans seem to like difference in other things- in dogs and trees and flowers, but we don’t accept it in people.The book beautifully teaches the difference between people and how being unique is not such a bad thing.