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Giraffes Can't Dance (15th Anniversary Edition)

Giraffes Can't Dance (15th Anniversary Edition)

Author: Giles Andreae
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Description
Number One bestseller Giraffes Can't Dance from author Giles Andreae has been delighting children for over 15 years. Gerald the tall giraffe would love to join in with the other animals at the Jungle Dance, but everyone knows that giraffes can't dance ...or can they? A funny, touching and triumphant story about a giraffe who finds his own tune and confidence too, with joyful illustrations from Guy Parker Rees...wonderfully funny. - Independent A fantastically funny and wonderfully colourful romp of a picture book. All toddlers should grow up reading this or hearing their parents read it aloud to them. - Daily Telegraph A joyful read about an outsider who finds acceptance on his own terms...there's also a simple moral about tolerance and daring to be different. - Junior
Awards

Shortlisted for Blue Peter Book Award (Best Illustrated Book to Read Aloud) 2002 and Blue Peter Children's Book Awards: The Best Book to Read Out Aloud 2002.

Reviews

a joyful read about an outsider who finds acceptance on his own terms... there's also a simple moral about tolerance and daring to be different. - Junior

Author description

Giles Andreae is the award-winning and bestselling author of Rumble in the Jungle, The Lion Who Wanted to Love and keep Love in Your Heart, Little One. Giles is also the creator and voice behind Purple Ronnie. He lives in London. Guy Parker-Rees' exuberant and energetic illustrations are instantly recognisable and much-loved. He was described in the Rough Guide to Children's Books as being 'One of the most exciting young artists in the children's book world.' Guy's illustrations include All Afloat on Noah's Boat and K is for Kissing a Cool Kangaroo. Guy lives in Brighton.

Stock Information

General Fields

  • : 9781841215655
  • : Hachette Children's Group
  • : Orchard Books
  • : December 1999
  • : 286mm X 38mm X 5mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : May 2001
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : 32
  • : Guy Parker-Rees
  • : Picture books
  • : en
  • : Giles Andreae
  • : colour and b&w illustrations
  • : 823.914