The Commotion in the Ocean by Giles Andreae


The Commotion in the Ocean by Giles Andreae

Dive into the ocean in this noisy rhyming romp, from the author of international best-seller Giraffes Can't Dance. Bursting with bright, bold illustrations and packed with favourite sea creatures - including sharks, whales, octopuses and more! - this bestselling picture book from an award-winning creative team is a delight to read aloud and share with young children.


A big book full of warm, noisy and great to read aloud. The Independent A bright and breezy book...with vivid, witty illustrations. Times Educational Supplement What a fabuous book, exuberant from beginning to end. Child Education A lively and lovely poetic romp. The Scotsman

About the Author

Giles Andreae

Giles Andreae was born in London in 1966. His books have sold over 3 million copies worldwide, making him one of the most successful children’s authors working today. He began writing when he was at primary school and gets a lot of his ideas from trying to keep his own children entertained.

Giles is the hugely successful and talented author behind numerous award-winning children's books, including the bestselling Giraffes Can't Dance. He is also the creator of the well-known Purple Ronnie and Edward Monkton poetry ranges. Giles lives in London with his wife and four children.

His top tips for becoming a writer are: read a lot, write a lot and write from the heart.

Author photo copyright: Martin Salter

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32 pages
Interest Age: To 5


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Publication date

13th May 1999



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