Elmer and the Monster

From the Series Elmer

  • Interest Level: Preschool - Grade 3   ·  
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

There is pandemonium in the jungle! A strange roar sends all the animals stampeding. Only Elmer is brave enough to investigate and discover that monsters aren’t always as scary as they seem.

Format Your Price
Interest Level Preschool - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Fiction, Picture Books
Category Diversity, Social Emotional Learning
Copyright 2014
Publisher Andersen Press USA
Imprint Andersen Press USA
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2014-09-01
Text Type Fiction
BISACS JUV039060, JUV039050, JUV000000
Dewey [E]
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 9.5 x 11
Lexile 560
ATOS Reading Level 2.8
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 166460
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Original artwork, Reviewed, and Teaching Guides


School Library Journal

“McKee’s brightly colored illustrations and expressive animals will catch the attention of children…. The message that things may not be as scary as they seem is perfect for all children, and Elmer’s bravery is commendable.” —School Library Journal

Author, Illustrator: David McKee

David McKee's books are published in numerous languages throughout the world. He divides his time between London and the south of France.

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