The Original Patchwork Elmer

Patchwork Elmer

The Details

Name: The Original Patchwork Elmer

Location: Elmer HQ in Castle Court

Sponsor: NI Hospice

Design Inspiration

Elmer remains one of the most iconic and widely read children’s book series of all time, selling over 10 million copies worldwide since it was first published by Andersen Press in 1989.

Written and illustrated David McKee, the Elmer books have been translated into more than 50 languages and now new books, toys and clothing add to the world of Elmer the Patchwork Elephant.

Elmer’s creator, David McKee, sadly passed away this year, he was a shining light in children’s books, and his creations touch the lives of many generations of children around the world.

Elmer's Big Belfast Trail 2022