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Elmer and the lost teddy

Elmer and the lost teddy

McKee, David; Brooks, Ray, 1939-

One night, Elmer hears the sound of crying. It's Baby Elephant and he can't sleep because he has lost his teddy. Elmer spends the whole of the next day looking for the teddy and eventually finds it

Paperback, Book. English. Children's stories.
Published London: Andersen, 2008
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Statement of responsibility: David McKee
ISBN: 1842707493, 1842707817, 9781842707494, 9781842707814
Intended audience: Preschool.
Note: Originally published: without accompanying sound disc. 1999.
Performers: Read by Ray Brooks.
Physical Description: [25] p. : chiefly col. ill. ; 28 cm.
Subject: Elmer (Fictitious character : McKee) Pictorial works Juvenile fiction.

Accelerated Reading

Book Level: 2.2
Interest Level: LY
Points: 0.5
Quiz Number: 221302

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.


"Bright and very funny pictures combine with spare but perfectly chosen text."
Publishing News||"Beautiful, with rich colours that are full of vibrancy."
Books for Keeps||"A deserved favourite with the 2-5s."
The Sunday Times

Back cover copy

When Baby Elephant loses his teddy, Elmer comes to the rescue!

Read along with the audio CD included to bring the story to life!