Elmer: 30th Anniversary Edition: 1 (Elmer Picture Books)

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Elmer: 30th Anniversary Edition: 1 (Elmer Picture Books)

Elmer: 30th Anniversary Edition: 1 (Elmer Picture Books)

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It is hard to feel down when you have such a wonderfully brightly coloured, happy elephant to look at. Its message of celebrating diversity and uniqueness is just as topical today as it was when celebrated author David McKee first created Elmer . Elmer is a heart-warming, uplifting story of a young elephant that is different from all the other elephants in the herd. Written and illustrated by celebrated children’s author and artist David McKee, the Elmer books have been translated into more than 50 languages, teaching children to respect others' differences and celebrating the virtue of being oneself. So he thinks up a marvellous joke he can play on the other elephants in the night, when they're asleep.

On leaving college he drew regularly for, among others, Punch , Reader’s Digest , and The Times Educational Supplement . Although Elmer keeps all the other elephants happy with his witty nature, deep down he starts to feel saddened by the fact that he looks somewhat different to the other elephants. Because Elmer learns to embrace his patchwork, all of the other elephants decide to paint themselves multi-coloured once a year and celebrate a carnival of colour! To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average.

One day I put the squares on the elephant, then I looked at him and the name Elmer, Elmer the Elephant, the usual alliteration, came to me. com will use the information you provide on this form to keep in touch with you and to provide updates about World Book Day. It can be highlighted that it is differences which make people interesting, and that no one should be ostracized because they are slightly different from their peers.

Of his many beloved quirky characters, Elmer the Elephant and Mr Benn are possibly the most well-known. The Elmer books have been translated into more than 50 languages and there are now Elmer the elephant toys, clothes and even fairground rides across the world. Serendipitously, just as all the elephants in this story celebrate “Elmer Day” at the end of the story, this year the publishers declared 28th May 2016, to be “Elmer Day”. The positive message about celebrating differences is done in a way that’s not at all heavy handed and I think it’s effective. Deservedly a modern classic, with over ten million copies of his books sold worldwide, Elmer's subtle message, that it is OK to be different, resonates with children across the world.Elmer es un personaje super divertido y querido por todos que nos enseña que ser diferentes no esta mal y que de hecho, tiene muchas cosas buenas.

Elmer the patchwork elephant is delightfully, colourfully different to all the other elephants and he’s usually the one who makes everyone laugh. Eventually Elmer could not with-stand to be in disguise any longer and unveils himself to the other elephants who are only too delighted to see him. This particular book is a great educational tool for children who are enjoying learning their colors.Our wonderful array of gift sets and soft toys brings to life the charming story of Elmer the patchwork elephant, which has been delighting tots and parents for decades. But he gets a bit self-conscious about the fact that he looks different, so he disguises himself by rubbing himself witih elephant-coloured berries. The art is printed on Hahnemaühle German Etching paper (310gsm), a conservation-grade high quality archival paper. The grey elephants all love him, but he soon starts to wonder what it would be like to be just the same as them.

Finding a berry bush, Elmer shakes the berries from the tree and rolls in them until he’s covered all over in their purply-grey juice. Muy recomendado para enseñarle de a poquito y por medio de historias y juegos valores a los mas chiquitos. Instead he and his cousin Wilbur plan to remove the rocks damming the river, and the hippos and elephants work together to make the river flow.

In this short tale, McKee reminds us that by accepting our special gifts and talents, we can bring joy and happiness to those around us. Check out David McKee’s Assembly video where he shares children’s books he’s enjoyed and his top tips for enjoying reading! As a result they all decided that each year they will have a special day where all of the other elephants will decorate themselves and Elmer will paint himself grey. After being cooped up in a cave with his herd, he longs for a bit of fresh air and some peace and quiet. 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.



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