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Giraffes Can't Dance - Giles Andreae

Giraffes Can't Dance

By: Giles Andreae, Guy Parker-Rees (Illustrator)

Paperback | 1 June 2000 | Edition Number 1

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Gerald 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 from an award-winning creative team. 2009 sees the 10th anniversary of this bestselling picture book loved by children everywhere.

About the Author

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.

About the Illustrator

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.
Industry 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

This delightful picture book is written in lively rhyming text with vivacious illustrations. - Junior

A rhyming story with superb illustrations... wonderfully funny. - Independent

Witty match of rollicking rhyme and bold colour. - Guardian

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

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