Elmer and Butterfly

From the Series Elmer

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

One day, as Elmer is strolling through the jungle, he hears a cry for help. A butterfly has been trapped in a hole by a fallen branch. Elmer rushes to the rescue and frees her with ease. In return, she promises to help Elmer should he ever need it. But just how can a butterfly ever help an elephant?

Format Your Price Add
978-1-4677-6326-4
Temporarily out of stock
$14.24
978-1-4677-7946-3
$22.99
Interest Level Preschool - Grade 3
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Picture Books
Category SEL: B Self-Management, SEL: C Social Awareness, SEL: D Relationship Skills, SEL: E Responsible Decision-Making, Social Emotional Learning
Copyright 2015
Publisher Andersen Press USA
Imprint Andersen Press USA
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Publication Date 2015-04-01
Text Type Fiction
BISACS JUV002080, JUV039060, JUV002140
Dewey [E]
Graphics Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 9.5 x 11
Lexile 520
ATOS Reading Level 2.6
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 170277
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5
Features Author/Illustrator biography, Original artwork, Reviewed, and Teaching Guides

Reviews

The New York Times Book Review

“[Elmer learns] a humbling lesson….The message is delivered with a fable-like economy, and as always McKee’s vibrant, softly surreal artwork…pulls readers headlong into the pages.”―The New York Times Book Review

School Library Journal

“Everyone’s favorite patchwork elephant is back. . . . Bold colors and whimsical illustrations make this an ideal read-aloud choice.”—School Library Journal

Author, Illustrator: David McKee

David McKee was the creator of several famous characters including King Rollo, Mr. Benn, and Elmer the Patchwork Elephant. His books are published in numerous languages throughout the world. In 2020 David won the BookTrust’s Lifetime Achievement Award.

Lerner eSource™ offers free digital teaching and learning resources, including Common Core State Standards (CCSS) teaching guides. These guides, created by classroom teachers, offer short lessons and writing exercises that give students specific instruction and practice using Common Core skills and strategies. Lerner eSource also provides additional resources including online activities, downloadable/printable graphic organizers, and additional educational materials that would also support Common Core instruction. Download, share, pin, print, and save as many of these free resources as you like!

Elmer

Elmer, the patchwork elephant, has been a favorite of children around the world for decades. Join Elmer and his friends as they have adventures and learn valuable lessons about helping others and embracing differences. Charmingly written and vividly illustrated by acclaimed… View available downloads →