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Elmer and Friends: The Colourful World of David McKee Exhibition at Seven Stories

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Seven Stories, The National Centre for Children's Books launch a brand new exhibition - ELMER and Friends: The Colourful World of David McKee to celebrate 30 years of Elmer the Patchwork Elephant. This is the first major retrospective of David McKee’s striking artwork.  

Alongside artwork and manuscripts from the world famous Elmer series, some of which will be on display for the first time, the exhibition will also showcase artwork from David McKee’s other popular stories, including Not Now, Bernard.

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

 

Opening Times

Elmer and Friends Exhibition (8 Feb 2019 - 7 Feb 2020)

* Seven Stories is opened Monday - Sunday and closed on Mondays during term time.

Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult Day Admission£7.70 per ticket type
Child Day Admission (4-16yrs)£6.60 per ticket type
Concession Day Admission£6.60 per ticket type
Family Day admission from£23.10 per ticket type
Toddler Day Admission (1-3yrs)£2.50 per ticket type

Annual passes available.
Babies under 12 months go FREE

 

 

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