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Elmer and the flood

Elmer and the flood

McKee, David, author, artist

Rain or no rain, Elmer is going for a walk. After being cooped up in a cave with his herd, he longs for a bit of fresh air and some peace and quiet. But peace and quiet is going to have to wait - when Elmer goes outside, he discovers the rain has caused a flood. Can brave Elmer work out a way to save a stranded young elephant?

Paperback, Book. English. Picture Books. Early Years. Children's stories.
Published London: Andersen Press, 2016
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Statement of responsibility: David McKee
ISBN: 1783442174, 9781783442171
Intended audience: Preschool.
Note: Originally published: 2015.
Physical Description: 25 unnumbered pages : chiefly illustrations (colour) ; 28 cm
Subject: Elmer (Fictitious character from 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 several of them have been adapted for television. He is one of the leading contemporary children's book creators.

David McKee was born and brought up in South Devon, where he went from grammar school to Plymouth Art College. Whilst still at college he started selling one-off cartoons to newspapers and on graduation, he began to contribute to such publications asPunch,Times Education Supplementand theReader's Digest. His first book,Two Can Toucanwas published in 1964 and since then he has written and illustrated numerous children's books. His books include the popular best-sellingElmerseries,Not Now BernardandKing Rollo. David also illustrates for a number of other writers including Michael Bond'sPaddington Bear.