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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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - eilawest - LibraryThing
Elmer the elephant is a bright, multicolored, patchwork patterned elephant living among plain gray colored elephants. The other elephants pick on him and laugh at him, so Elmer tries to find ways to ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - cseiger - LibraryThing
Elmer is an adorable book to teach young children about how being different is ok. It focuses on Elmer, a patchwork colored elephant surrounded by normal colored elephants. He feels that the other ... Read full review