Tagged: David McKee

McKee shares the secrets of Elmer success after lifetime achievement win

David McKee’s now-revered picture book Tusk Tusk was once banned in a number of libraries in the UK, the illustrator said after celebrating winning this... Read more

Elmer creator McKee wins BookTrust's Lifetime Achievement Award

Author and illustrator David McKee has won BookTrust's annual Lifetime Achievement Award for his 'incredible' contribution to children's books. Read more

Andersen Press to publish the original Mr Benn books

Andersen Press will publish the four original Mr Benn books by David McKee, who recently won the British Book Award for Illustrator of the Year.... Read more

Andersen reveals plans for new Elmer TV series

Andersen Press is working with animation studio Factory on a new TV series of David McKee’s Elmer series of picture books. ... Read more

London Symphony Orchestra announces Elmer performance

The London Symphony Orchestra (LSO) is creating a musical performance based on the Elmer book, Elmer’s Walk, to celebrate the patchwork elephant’s 30th anniversary.... Read more

London Book Fair 2019 in pictures

Our pictures round-up of this year’s London Book Fair features the UK's bestselling book of the last 25 years, a life-size Elmer the Elephant and... Read more

McKee reflects on three decades of Elmer as the iconic elephant turns global

The illustrator who attended art school merely to avoid getting a job, and whose inimitable patchwork creation came about by conflating his Paul Klee tendencies... Read more

Pictures of the week

In this week's pictures round-up Klaus Flugge attends the launch of a new Elmer exhibition, while Katy Brand talks all things "Dirty Dancing" and the National... Read more

David McKee 'honoured' to be LBF Illustrator

Writer and illustrator David McKee has been named as this year's Illustrator of the Fair at LBF.  Read more

Imagine Children’s Festival gears up for 87,000 visitors

The Southbank Centre is expecting 87,000 visitors to this year's event, which will welcome authors and illustrators such as Cressida Cowell, Malorie Blackman, Chris Riddell, Jacqueline... Read more

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