Elmer the colourful patchwork elephant has been a nursery favourite since this first book was published in 1989. A modern classic, with over two million copies sold worldwide, Elmer's subtle message, that it is ok to be different, resonates with children across the world.
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.