The Lonely Giraffe by Peter Blight


The Lonely Giraffe by Peter Blight

Poor giraffe is feeling left out. His long neck means that he's just too far away from the action. The other animals on the jungle floor can barely hear his distant voice, and when they are up in the trees, the giraffe startles them with his big head so high off the ground. But when the river bursts its banks and only the monkeys and the birds can climb or fly to safety, it's time to forget old prejudices and work together.

About the Author

Michael Terry is renowned for his animal illustrations. The Selfish Crocodile, his first picture book , has become a classic, selling over 160,000 copies. Since then he has gone on to illustrate several best-selling animal picture books for Bloomsbury, including Little Hotchpotch, Rhino's Horns, The Sulky Vulture and The Gossipy Parrot. Michael lives in Hythe, Kent. This is Peter Blight's first picture book. He lives in Folkstone, Kent.

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32 pages


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Publication date

5th September 2005



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