Hip Hip Hooray it’s Elmer’s Birthday!

Author - Kira

Posted on 13th May 2019

Hip Hip Hooray it’s Elmer’s Birthday!

Elmer the colourful patchwork elephant, a childhood favourite since the first book was published in 1989, is turning 30 on
May 25th.

Happy 30th Birthday, Elmer!


Deservedly a modern classic, with over ten million copies of his books sold worldwide, Elmer’s subtle message, that it is ok to be different, resonates with children across the world.  Elmer is different. Elmer is patchwork. The grey elephants all love him, but he wonders what it would be like to be just the same as them …  Elmer loves a practical joke.  He decides to blend in with the others by painting himself grey and so the fun begins!

Watch this space… something very exciting will be happening at The Chorleywood Bookshop to celebrate all things Elmer!


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