Oh Dear, Geoffrey! by Gemma O'Neill

Oh Dear, Geoffrey!

Written by Gemma O'Neill

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January 2013 Debut of the Month

This beautifully written and wonderfully illustrated book is a tale about a rather tall and clumsy giraffe who struggles to make friends but eventually he finds he has plenty because he can show them something they've never noticed before.


Oh Dear, Geoffrey! by Gemma O'Neill

A giraffe called Geoffrey annoys all the other animals with his long legs and neck, until one day he finds he can show his friends something they have never seen before; the stars.

About the Author

Gemma O'Neill

Gemma O’Neill is an illustration graduate from University College Falmouth. She met the Templar team at the Bologna Book Fair, who were instantly struck by her fresh style. Gemma’s first picture book, Oh Dear Geoffrey, was signed up before graduation, and is due to publish in January 2013. She is currently working on her second picture book for Templar.

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1st January 2013




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