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A touching and triumphant story republished in celebration of the title’s 10th birthday about how the giraffe goes from being hopeless on the dance floor to becoming the star of the show. Jeered by all for his disastrous dancing, Gerald the giraffe dreads the great Jungle dance. But, helped by the cricket who leads him to find his own rhythm, the giraffe soon becomes a dancing sensation! Stunning illustrations as ever from Guy Parker-Rees coupled with Giles Andrae’s sublime rhyming poem that will delight every child and parent alike. A triumph of a book.
A little encouragement was all that was needed to make Gerald the Giraffe realize that he could, after all, dance as well as any other animal in the kingdom. So, for any child that suffers from a lack of confidence this is the perfect book to give them that confidence to do something they didn’t think they could do.
Publication date: 02/10/2014
Publisher: Orchard Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Books
Format: Board book
|Publication date:||4th January 2007|
|Publisher:||The Watts Publishing Group|
|Suitable for:||3+ readers|
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 ...More About Giles Andreae