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Elmer and the whales

Elmer and the whales

McKee, David, author, artist

Elmer and his cousin Wilbur decide to go to the coast to see the whales. But their journey becomes far more of an adventure then they expected, when they find themselves lost at sea. Can the whales help them back to shore?

Paperback, Book. English. Children's stories. Early Years. Picture Books.
Published London: Andersen Press, 2014
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Statement of responsibility: David McKee
ISBN: 178344102X, 9781783441020
Intended audience: Preschool.
Note: Originally published: 2013.
Physical Description: 25 unnumbered pages : chiefly illustrations (colour) ; 28 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.


"A charming new adventure"
Julia Eccleshare, Lovereading||"Spot on. Colourful and fun, the whole series is already a hit, and this is a fine new addition."
The Bookbag||"Another Elmer classic that children will love"
EYE||"This brand new story from David McKee is as bright and joyful as ever"
The School Librarian||"Young readers will love to read this Elmer classic time and again"