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Elmer and the big bird

Elmer and the big bird

McKee, David

One day, Elmer notices that there are no birds around. How strange! Soon he finds them hiding from the nasty bully bird in a nearby cave. The bully bird is mean and likes to frighten little birds. Led by Elmer, the animals work together to frighten off the bully - and succeed!

Hardback, Book. English. Children's stories.
Published London: Andersen, 2008
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Statement of responsibility: David McKee
ISBN: 184270754X, 9781842707548
Physical Description: [25] p. : chiefly col. ill. ; 24 cm.
Subject: Bullying Pictorial works Juvenile fiction.; Elmer (Fictitious character : McKee) Pictorial works Juvenile fiction.

Accelerated Reading

Book Level: 2.4
Interest Level: LY
Points: 0.5
Quiz Number: 220385

Author note

David McKee's first book was published in 1964, and he is one of the leading contemporary children's book creators. His books are published in numerous languages throughout the world, and many of them have been adapted for television. He is best known as the creator of everyone's favourite patchwork elephant, Elmer! He now divides his time between London and the South of France.

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When Elmer realises that the birds are being frightened by the big bully bird. he comes up with an ingenious solution which will rid them of the nasty bully for good!