"McKee's gentle humor and love of irony are in full force in this celebration of individuality and laughter." --Publishers WeeklyElmer the elephant is bright-colored patchwork all over. No wonder the other elephants laugh at him If he were ordinary elephant color, the others might stop laughing. That would make Elmer feel better, wouldn't it? David McKee's comical fable about everyone's favorite patchwork elephant teaches readers to be themselves and celebrates the power of laughter.