Explore Elmer’s Big Parade Plymouth and discover 40 individually-designed large Elmer sculptures and 25 Young Elmers inspired by the much-loved book character Elmer the Patchwork Elephant. Elmer’s Big Parade Plymouth celebrates 30 years since the Elmer book series by celebrated children’s author and artist David McKee was first published by Andersen Press.
Below we hear from Elmer author and illustrator David McKee.
Elmer sculptures have been designed by well-known and emerging local and national artists with equally artistic Young Elmers created by school children and young people. Follow the trail around Plymouth and Mount Edgcumbe Country Park and see how many Elmers you can find.
Elmer’s Big Parade Plymouth printed maps are available from the following locations: