Giraffes can't dance

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ISBN:9781841215655

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Cha-cha with the chimps, rock 'n' roll with the rhino in this funny and very moving story about Gerald the Giraffe who longs to dance - but is laughed off the dance floor. Hilarious illustrations complement Giles Andreae's rollicking rhyme.

Format
Paperback
Categories
0 to 4 Years5 to 8 YearsEncyclopedias and Factsspecialpricefran
Published
01/05/2014
ISBN
9781841215655
Publisher
ORCHARD BOOKS
Weight
200kg

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An inspiration. Church Times A wonderful, light-hearted story. Bournemouth Daily Echo A hit with young children since it was first published 10 years ago Daily Express A can-do story with lively pictures and an immensely pleasing text. Times Educational Supplement Brilliant use of colour, a continual sense of movement and high good humour all help to make this picture book richly enjoyable. Carousel A gloriously colourful and lively book with a strong message. Sunderland Echo Superb...a wonderfully funny book. The Independent Extraordinary and exuberant...a terrific tale and a positive message about celebrating difference. Bournemouth Echo This rhyming poem is excellent. The Bookseller Managed to capture the hearts of countless children. A modern classic. Baby & Me A fantastically funny and wonderfully colourful romp The Daily Telegraph A lovely rhyming picture book about understanding differences motherandbaby.co.uk Lovely Lytham St Annes Express This is a lovely story that incorporates several dance forms including waltz, tango, Scottish reel amd rock n roll. I have also used the story to introduce infant classes to Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata and had them playing along with it SAME Magazine Giraffes Can't Dance ... has been a bestseller for more than 15 years - and for good reason ... There's a very powerful message in there about daring to be different, and accepting others too Irish Daily Mail This rhyming story will delight young children and get them popping along with the rhythm Evening Standard A rhyming story with superb illustrations... wonderfully funny. Independent a joyful read about an outsider who finds acceptance on his own terms.... there's also a simple moral about tolerance and daring to be different. Junior This delightful picture book is written in lively rhyming text with vivacious illustrations. Junior Witty match of rollicking rhyme and bold colour. Guardian A fantastically funny and wonderfully colourful romp of a picture book. All toddlers should grow up reading this or hearing their parents read it aloud to them. Daily Telegraph

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