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David McKee

A writer and illustrator who was born in 2 January, 1935, David McKee is the creator of Elmer the patchwork elephant and Mr. Benn. Born and brought up in Tavistock, South Devon, he sold his cartoons to the local press while growing up and published the first Elmer book in 1968. The series has been published in over 20 languages and sold over 5 million copies.

One of the most popular illustrators of children's books, David also wrote King Rollo and Not Now, Bernard and has illustrated for other authors including for Michael Bond's Paddington books.



David McKee Books

  • ADAKN
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    One morning, Elmer hears an 'Oh no!' Looking round, he spots Super El who's in need of Elmer's help. He must get to Aunt Zelda without any of the other animals seeing him and, as usual, it's up to Elmer to come up with a cunning plan!
  • AUJJA
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    It's time for the yearly Ceremony of the Crown, where the King proves his right to rule. But something strange is going on: the King's crown keeps going missing! Can Melric get to the bottom of this royal riddle before the King and his crown are put to the test?
  • BGZBD
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    It's Elmer's bedtime, but he still needs to find the perfect place to sleep. Bring the adventure to life as puppet-Elmer splashes in the lake with the hippos, tries to climb a tree with the monkeys, yawns, snuggles and waves goodbye. The cuddly puppet fits both big and little hands, making this interactive hand puppet book perfect for sharing between parent and child.
  • BLWPI 3 years +
    3 years +
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    The whole kingdom is plagued by the screeching, howling din made by the Nasties, so the King sends Sir Ned to deal with them. A wolf, a witch and a troll help Ned along the way, but it turns out he has walked into danger - these three are the notorious Nasties themselves! Luckily he works out why they sound so awful and teaches them to listen to each other, so they ask him to join the band rather than turning him into dinner.
  • BQJAE
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    David McKee has created a new modern classic with the story of Belinda, a banana-obsessed young girl. Her whole family thinks it's a phase, except for Grandma Brown: she worries, and worry is hard to keep down. She asks Belinda to give up her favourite fruit before she gets a banana-shaped body, but Belinda has other ideas.
  • BUALP
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    Elmer is big. Bird is small. Tiger is fast. Tortoise is slow. Have fun looking at opposites right from front to back of this delightful book!
  • BUALO
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    Count from 1-10 with Elmer, everyone's favourite patchwork elephant!
  • BVVGY
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    Limited edition of only 300 to celebrate the 35th anniversary, each signed and numbered by David McKee and accompanied by a portfolio containing a print from the book. Loved by children, monsters and adults for thirty five years, this beautiful limited edition slipcase is a must-own classic, with an introduction by former Children's Laureate Michael Rosen. Bernard has a problem. There's a monster in the back garden but his mum and dad are too busy to notice. So Bernard tries to befriend the monster... and that doesn't go quite to plan.
  • BXXSD
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    Big and small, quiet and loud, night and day... Learn first opposites with Elmer and his friends with this interactive board book specially designed for very young children. Match the opposites using the flip-flap pages! This simple but engaging format encourages conversation and play, so those little fingers can really get to grips with opposites. Great for enriching young readers' vocabulary in a fun and engaging way, this interactive book features bright illustrations and is the perfect introduction to the idea of opposites.
  • BYIBP
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    David McKee has created a new modern classic with the story of Belinda, a banana-obsessed young girl. Her whole family thinks it's a phase, except for Grandma Brown: she worries, and worry is hard to keep down. She asks Belinda to give up her favourite fruit before she gets a banana-shaped body, but Belinda has other ideas... 'What a joy; a new rhyming book from the Elmer and Mr Benn creator, David McKee... Fantastic illustrations' THE TIMES