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 picture book story about a giraffe who finds his own tune and confidence too, with joyful illustrations from Guy Parker Rees and a foiled cover. ... wonderfully funny. - IndependentA 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 TelegraphA 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
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1 May 2014
Giles has written many award-winning and best-selling children's books, including the global classic, Giraffes Can't Dance. Other titles include Elephant Me, Rumble in the Jungle, Winnie-the-Pooh: the Great Heffalump Hunt, Captain Flinn & the Pirate Dinosaurs and the I Love... series with Emma Dodd. Giles is also the creator of the humorous stickman poet Purple Ronnie, and the philosopher/artist Edward Monkton. Many of his books have been adapted for the stage and screen.