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Elmer and Rose

Elmer and Rose

McKee, David

Grandpa Eldo asks Elmer and Wilbur to help a young elephant find her way back to her herd - and they get a shock when they see she is pink! No wonder she is called Rose. But there is an even greater surprise in store when they reach her herd - because everyone single one of them is pink!

Paperback, Book. English. Children's stories.
Published London: Andersen, 2008
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Statement of responsibility: David McKee
ISBN: 184270740X, 9781842707401
Intended audience: Preschool.
Note: Originally published: 2005.
Physical Description: [29] p. : chiefly col. ill. ; 28 cm.
Subject: Elmer (Fictitious character : McKee) Pictorial works Juvenile fiction.

Accelerated Reading

Book Level: 2.8
Interest Level: LY
Points: 0.5
Quiz Number: 218925

Author note

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


"For a well-constructed story and an instantly recognisable character, it's hard to beat Elmer the patchwork elephant.'"
Cork Evening Echo||"A mesmerising treat for the eyes."
Nursery World||"Another beautiful book by this well-loved author and illustrator"
Books for Keeps||"Quality brightly-coloured illustrations"
Write Away||"Books featuring Elmer and his friends are universally acknowledged as essential for the nursery."