David McKee was born in Devon and went to Plymouth Art College, where he had traditional training. David has produced several characters that have developed into highly popular series. He has been called 'Master of the modern fable'. His most famous creation is Elmer the Patchwork Elephant. Elmer is now published in more than 20 languages, including ten by Milet.
'A welcome addition to early years resources, for monolingual and bilingual teachers alike, as they provide opportunities for lots of discussion in and about a variety of languages.' Books for Keeps