At the Library

Come join us as we celebrate World Elephant Day !

About the Book :

What is the story of Elmer the elephant?For those who don’t know Elmer, he is a multicoloured elephant who lives happily among a grey herd, and after he tries and fails to hide his true self, he learns that his friends love him for his uniqueness. David McKee wrote Elmer after witnessing an upsetting racist remark aimed at his daughter.

What does Elmer the Elephant teach?But one day, Elmer stops having fun playing with the other elephants and decides to leave. Elmer raises questions about the value of diversity between friends and in communities, as well as the nature of social roles and whether or not you can decide to accept or abandon them.

Lessons to Learn and Discuss :

 Embrace difference

For those who don’t know Elmer, he is a multicoloured elephant who lives happily among a grey herd, and after he tries and fails to hide his true self, he learns that his friends love him for his uniqueness.

2. Don’ t be afraid to play

3. Get to know your neighbours

4. Make use of the natural resources surrounding you.

5.Lead by example

Have some fun:

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