Have You Seen My Giraffe? by Michelle Robinson
  

Have You Seen My Giraffe?

Written by Michelle Robinson
Illustrated by Claire Powell

3+ readers   Books of the Month   5+ readers   

RRP £6.99

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July 2017 Book of the Month This picture book puts a quirky spin on the ‘I want a pet’ theme. Imagine if, instead of goldfish, the fair was giving away giraffes as prizes. Of course you’d want to keep it, but how would you persuade your parents to let you, and if they said no, how would you hide your new pet? The little girl’s plans get increasingly wild – I particularly liked the suggestion that you paint your whole house like a giraffe, or your whole giraffe like a house for camouflage purposes – but in the end she agrees they’ll just have to take her new pet home to the jungle, which allows for a lovely twist. Imaginative, silly and heartwarming, this is also a wonderful celebration of family love. ~ Andrea Reece

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Have You Seen My Giraffe? by Michelle Robinson

Did you know that they don't give away goldfish at the fairground anymore? You can win a giraffe instead. So much better! Although, you might come across a few problems when you bring your cute new pet home. Giraffes tend to be big and clumsy, so here is a handy guide of all the best places to hide them...

About the Author

Michelle Robinson

Michelle Robinson grew up in Gloucestershire and loved making up stories and being silly. She put that to good use by getting a job as a copywriter. She wrote over 6000 radio adverts before moving on to television and the web and devised websites for big brands like Coca-Cola, Guinness and Cadburys. She soon got bored though, which is when she started writing funny stories for children and their parents to enjoy reading umpteen times. Her picture book There's a Lion in My Cornflakes won the Sainsbury's Children's Book Awards. Michelle lives in Frome with her husband, young son and daughter and a tragically empty tin of Quality Street.

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Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Michelle Robinson
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Author's Website

michellerobinson.co.uk/

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Publisher

Simon & Schuster Childrens Books an imprint of Simon & Schuster Ltd

Publication date

13th July 2017

ISBN

9780857075994

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