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The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me

Written by Roald Dahl

Illustrated by Quentin Blake

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LoveReading View on The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me

Take a giraffe with a magic neck, a pelican with a retractable beak and a very agile monkey, and what do you have? The world's finest Ladderless Window-Cleaning Company, of course! Add in their friend Billy, the Duke and Duchess of Hampshire and the Cobra, the cleverest and most dangerous cat-burglar in the world, and you have all the ingredients for a deliciously funny tale - all in the pursuit of walnuts, salmon and the pink and purple flowers of the tinkle-tinkle tree, not to mention the Grand Opening of The Grubber...

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The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me Synopsis

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Billy's biggest wish is to turn a weird old wooden house into a wonderful sweet-shop. But then he finds a giraffe, a pelly and a monkey living inside - they're the Ladderless Window-Cleaning Company! Who needs ladders when you've got a giraffe? They become best friends and when they meet the richest man in all of England, there's a chance that Billy's scrumptious-galumptious dream just might come true...

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Roald Dahl audio books read by some very famous voices, including Kate Winslet, David Walliams and Steven Fry - plus there are added squelchy sound effects from Pinewood Studios!

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The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me Press Reviews

A true genius...Roald Dahl is my hero David Walliams

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ISBN: 9780141369273
Publication date: 02/06/2016
Publisher: Puffin an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9780141365435
Publication date: 11/02/2016
Publisher: Puffin an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780141365435
Publication date: 11th February 2016
Author: Roald Dahl
Illustrator: Quentin Blake
Publisher: Puffin an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 96 pages
Suitable for: 5+ readers, 7+ readers
Genres: General Fiction
Recommendations: eBooks
Other Categories: Roald Dahl 100

About Roald Dahl

Roald Dahl was born in Wales of Norwegian parents – the child of a second marriage. His father and elder sister died when Roald was just three. His mother was left to raise two stepchildren and her own four children. Roald was her only son. He had an unhappy time at school - at Llandaff Cathedral School, at St Peter’s prep school in Weston-super-Mare and then at Repton in Derbyshire. Dahl’s unhappy time at school was to influence his writing greatly. He once said that what distinguished him from most other children’s writers was &...

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