Elmer the Elephant has a series of over 20 children's booksby British author David McKee. The books have been in existence since 1989 and are available in over 40 languages. The books have since turned into a children's TV series.
Elmer is a fun loving colourful patchwork elephant who loves practical jokes.
Elmer discovers that when he tries to change his appearance,his friends no longer recognise him, or accept him as one of their own. When it begins to rain and the grey paint starts to disappear, Elmer’s true colours are revealed to the delight of all of Elmer’s friends. To celebrate Elmer’s friends paint themselves multi-coloured in recognition of Elmer’s unique personalityand appearance.