It's almost Elmer's Day again and the elephants have begun their preparations. But in all the excitement they are making an awful lot of noise and upsetting the other animals. Elmer changes the rules, and invites every single animal to join in the parade, but they have a surprise in store for Elmer...
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A special Elmer book, brilliantly bright and decorative. Great for growing reading prediction and confidence. - Carousel
A deserved favourite with the 2-5s. - The Sunday Times
Every child should get to know Elmer the patchwork elephant. - Riveting Reads SLA 3-6
Books featuring Elmer and his friends are universally acknowledged as essential for the nursery. - Julia Eccleshare – lovereading4kids.co.uk
This book is a wonderfulcelebration not just of the fun that can be had when everyone 'all joins in' but also of Elmer's 20th birthday. - Lovereading4kids
This is a visual treat. - The Daily Telegraph
The first Elmer book seemed like a great and original one-off, McKee's extraordinary imagination and colourful art have between them maintained originality and delight over all these years: amazing. - School Librarian
McKee, like the animals, has clearly had fun with his art: there is much to amuse in his playful scenes, particularly those of the preparations and parade. Elmer fans will not be disappointed by his latest jungle frolics. - Books for Keeps
A truly special book, and Elmer fans young and old, will not be disappointed. - The Bookbag
An absolute classic. - EYE
A lovely story to share at the end of the day. - Carousel
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.