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Elmer - (Elmer Books) by David McKee (Hardcover)

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All the elephants of the jungle were gray except Elmer, who was a patchwork of brilliant colors until the day he got tired of being different and making the other elephants laugh.



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"McKee's gentle humor and love of irony are in full force in this celebration of individuality and laughter." --Publishers Weekly

Elmer the elephant is bright-colored patchwork all over. No wonder the other elephants laugh at him!

If he were ordinary elephant color, the others might stop laughing. That would make Elmer feel better, wouldn't it? David McKee's comical fable about everyone's favorite patchwork elephant teaches readers to be themselves and celebrates the power of laughter.



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Elmer the elephant is bright-colored patchwork all over. No wonder the other elephants laugh at him! If he were ordinary elephant color, the others might stop laughing. That would make Elmer feel better, wouldn't it? The surprising conclusion of David McKee's comical fable is a celebration of individuality and the power of laughter.

Elmer the elephant, a colorful character because of his patchwork hide and sense of humor, tries to blend in with the herd, but soon realizes that he's happiest just being himself. "McKee's gentle humor and love of irony are in full force in this celebration of individuality and laughter." -- Publisher's Weekly.



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"McKee's gentle humor and love of irony are in full force in this celebration of individuality and laughter." -- Publishers Weekly


Dimensions (Overall): 9.2 Inches (H) x 7.9 Inches (W) x .5 Inches (D)
Weight: .65 Pounds
Suggested Age: 4-8 Years
Number of Pages: 32
Series Title: Elmer Books
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Animals
Publisher: HarperCollins
Theme: Elephants
Format: Hardcover
Author: David McKee
Language: English
Street Date: September 18, 1989
TCIN: 12081585
UPC: 9780688091712
Item Number (DPCI): 247-03-6445
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Estimated ship dimensions: 0.5 inches length x 7.9 inches width x 9.2 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 0.65 pounds
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