- ISBN 9781841215655 / 1841215651
- Title Giraffes Can’t Dance
- Author Giles Andreae
- Category Picture Books
- Format Paperback
- Year 2000
- Pages 32
- Publisher Hachette Children's Books
- Imprint Orchard Books
- Language English
- Dimensions 226mm x 294mm x 5mm
A funny, touching and triumphant story from a bestselling and award-winning creative team.
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.
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 20110701 This delightful picture book is written in lively rhyming text with vivacious illustrations. — Junior 20090101 A rhyming story with superb illustrations... wonderfully funny. — Independent 20040101 Witty match of rollicking rhyme and bold colour. — Guardian 20040101 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 20090101
Shortlisted for Blue Peter Book Award (Best Illustrated Book to Read Aloud) 2002.
Shortlisted for Blue Peter Children's Book Awards: The Best Book to Read Out Aloud 2002.
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.