The Short-Sighted Giraffe by A. H. Benjamin


The Short-Sighted Giraffe by A. H. Benjamin

Giraffe can't see very well. But when her animal friends make her a pair of glasses, she decides she would look silly with them! Instead of wearing them, and to prove to her friends she doesn't need glasses, Giraffe starts putting on protective clothing to stop her hurting herself every time she trips up or stumbles. After a series of mishaps, Giraffe is wearing a helmet, trousers, boots, a rubber ring, a bell and a ladder and the other animals think she looks ridiculous! They put the glasses on her at night, and when Giraffe catches her reflection in the water pool in the morning she is shocked! After taking off all the new clothes, she is left with the glasses - and finds she looks rather smart!

About the Author

A H Benjamin is an established children's author with 30 titles to his credit. His books have sold worldwide with more than 20 translations, including Chinese, Korean, Turkish and Arabic. Some of his work has been adapted for radio, television and theatre.

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24 pages


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Publication date

1st November 2013



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