Only 14 left in stock (more on the way). David McKee's Elmer, the good-natured elephant whose coat is a charming geometric patchwork of colors, has long starred in stories that gently show the importance of valuing diversity, and the latest has him learning a humbling lesson from a butterfly. First Elmer saves Butterfly, who is trapped in a crevice by a fallen branch. When Butterfly offers to return the favor someday, Elmer just chuckles: 'A butterfly saving an elephant, that's a good one!'
The patchwork and colourful Elmer the elephant is instantly recognisable and helps even very young children explore the idea that we are all the same, but different. The patchwork and colourful Elmer the elephant is instantly recognisable and helps even very young children explore the idea that we are all the same, but different. Elmer lives with a herd of elephants.
When Elmer helps Butterfly get out of a hole blocked by a fallen branch, he doubts that she will be able to return . Butterfly reminds readers that even the smallest animals can help a friend in need
When Elmer helps Butterfly get out of a hole blocked by a fallen branch, he doubts that she will be able to return the favor. Then Elmer wanders onto a narrow path and becomes trapped in a cave. Butterfly reminds readers that even the smallest animals can help a friend in need. McKee's signature style includes high contrast and sharp detail on every page along with easy to read text. Bold colors and whimsical illustrations make this an ideal read-aloud choice, while longer text selections on each page make this book ideal for older storytime attendees as well. Emma Carbone, Brooklyn Public Library. The jazziest elephant in the jungle, Elmer is a great favourite.
Elmer and Butterfly book. Elmer and the Butterfly (2014) David McKee. The famous patchwork elephant is back in another heart-warming. Fantasy) This book reads very much like a modern day folktale, similar to the Lion and the Mouse, in which a small creature helps a large creature. With it's overly predictable plot, I didn't love this book; but I did realize that it was part of a collection of "Elmer" books that might be worth checking out.
One day, as Elmer is strolling through the jungle, he hears a cry for help. A butterfly has been trapped in a hole by a fallen branch. Elmer rushes to the rescue and frees her with ease. In return she promises to help Elmer should he ever need it. But just how can a butterfly ever help an elephant?
David McKee has used gouache in this book. Elmer and Butterfly David McKee An de rsen Pre ss USA. Elmer, the patchwork elephant, was out walking when a shout came from up a tree: Hello, Elmer.
David McKee has used gouache in this book. ISBN: 978–1–4677–6326–4 eBook ISBN: 978–1–4677–6327–1 1 – TWP – 4/15/14 This book has been printed on acid-free paper.
David McKee's first book was published in 1964.
By (author) David McKee. David McKee's first book was published in 1964. He is one of the leading contemporary children's book creators.
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Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Elmer and Butterfly by David McKee . David McKee, geb. 1935 in Devonshire, ist freischaffender Maler und international anerkannter Bilderbuchkünstler. Heute lebt und arbeitet er in London und Nizza
David McKee, geb. Heute lebt und arbeitet er in London und Nizza. McKee hat verschiedene Charaktere erfunden und in Bücherserien entwickelt. Read full description. See details and exclusions.