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Elmer and Snake

Elmer and Snake

McKee, David

The elephants decide to play a trick on Elmer. Snake suggests pretending to Elmer that he looks pale and ill, to see if they can make him believe he really is unwell. Snake also plots with Elmer to trick the other elephants into thinking he is sick by covering Elmer in pale mud. It works, until they tickle Elmer

Paperback, Book. English. Children's stories.
Published London: Red Fox, 2007
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Statement of responsibility: David McKee
ISBN: 009949518X, 9780099495185
Note: Originally published: London: Andersen, 2004.
Physical Description: [29] p. : chiefly col. ill. ; 23 cm.
Subject: Elmer (Fictitious character : McKee) Pictorial works Juvenile fiction.

Author note

David McKee's first book was published in 1964. His books are now published in many languages throughout the world, and many of them have been adapted for television. He is one of the leading contemporary children's book creators.

Back cover copy

The elephants want to play a trick on Elmer but they can't think of one! So they ask wily old Snake to help them . . .

Discover who tricks whom in this entertaining twelfth picture book about everyone's favourite patchwork elephant.

Praise for Elmer:

"A deserved favourite with the 2-5s"Sunday Times

"A tonic"Child Education

"The jazziest elephant in the jungle, Elmer is a great favourite"Parent's Guide