Elmer and Friends, the Colourful World of David McKee

Monday 11 September 2023 to Saturday 6 January 2024
10am to 4pm, Special Exhibitions Gallery
Free/No booking required

Elmer and Friends is a major retrospective of the late author and illustrator David McKee. See striking illustrations and celebrate over 30 years of Elmer the Patchwork Elephant, McKee’s most well-known creation.

First stop is Elmer’s world, where visitors can walk through Elmer’s jungle, encountering characters and stories along the way. As well as illustrations from the Elmer series there’s original artwork from McKee’s other children’s classics Not Now, Bernard, Mr Benn, and King Rollo plus the opportunity to visit the fancy dress costume shop featured in Mr Benn.

An exhibition from Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children’s Books.

Image Credit: Elmer Illustration © David McKee 2023, published by Andersen Press www.elmer.co.uk

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