Elmer the Patchwork Elephant has been a nursery favorite since the first book was published in 1989. Now a modern classic, Elmer is known to millions. Elmer is not like the rest of the elephants in the jungle - he is always joking and making the other elephants laugh - oh - and hes a MULTI-COLORED PATCHWORK elephant too! Author David McKee, through Elmer, subtly indicates that its OK to be different! This 8-inch soft, squishy and loveable plush toy features embroidered name and is a bright colorful addition to any childs collection of favorite book characters!