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Giraffes Can't Dance (Board Book) by Giles Andreae and Guy Parker-Rees

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About this item

Highlights

  • Perfect for your little one
  • Genre: Juvenile Fiction
  • Language: English

Description



About the Book



"Giraffes Can't Dance" is a touching tale of Gerald the giraffe, who wants nothing more than to dance. With crooked knees and thin legs, it's harder for a giraffe. Gerald is finally able to dance to his own tune when he gets some encouraging words from an unlikely friend. Full color.



Book Synopsis



The bestselling Giraffes Can't Dance is now a board book!

Giraffes Can't Dance is a touching tale of Gerald the giraffe, who wants nothing more than to dance. With crooked knees and thin legs, it's harder for a giraffe than you would think. Gerald is finally able to dance to his own tune when he gets some encouraging words from an unlikely friend.With light-footed rhymes and high-stepping illustrations, this tale is gentle inspiration for every child with dreams of greatness.



Review Quotes



Andreae's rhyming text has a jaunty rhythm that's likely to spark interest in the read-aloud crowd. -Publishers Weekly



About The Author



Giles Andreae is the award-winning author of numerous children's books, including K IS FOR KISSING A COOL KANGAROO and THE CHIMPANZEES OF HAPPYTOWN. Giles lives in London with his wife and three children.

Guy Parker-Rees has illustrated many bestselling Orchard books, including K IS FOR KISSING A COOL KANGAROO and THE CHIMPANZEES OF HAPPYTOWN by Giles Andreae; DOWN BY THE COOL OF THE POOL, DINOSAURUMPUS!, and ALL AFLOAT ON NOAH'S BOAT by Tony Mitton; QUIET! by Paul Bright; and THE HIPPO-NOT-AMUS by Tony and Jan Payne. He lives in Brighton, England.

Dimensions (Overall): 7 Inches (H) x 5.4 Inches (W) x .7 Inches (D)
Weight: .65 Pounds
Suggested Age: 4-8 Years
Number of Pages: 30
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Animals / General, Humorous Stories, General, Performing Arts / Dance
Publisher: Cartwheel Books
Format: Board Book
Author: Giles Andreae and Guy Parker-Rees
Language: English
Street Date: March 1, 2012
TCIN: 14652505
UPC: 9780545392556
Item Number (DPCI): 059-03-4266
Origin: Made in the USA
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Shipping details

Estimated ship dimensions: 0.89 inches length x 5.42 inches width x 7.05 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 0.62 pounds
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4.6 out of 5 stars with 159 reviews
90% would recommend
44 recommendations

A classic great for gifting

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Target addiction - 5 months ago, Verified purchaser
charming rhymes - a delightful read. Gift this one frequently.
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Love

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Need more - 1 year ago, Verified purchaser
This is one of our favorite books. Bought this copy for a Friend that's having a baby. Easy to read.
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VERY BADD

1 out of 5 stars
Very BADDD - 2 years ago
I FELT LIKE THE GIRAFFE WAS FAT AND THE BOOK WAS UNREALISTIC SO VERY BADD
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Great gift for a child

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
NicoleOT - 2 years ago, Verified purchaser
A cute story line with a message of resilience.
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Sweet book/ great message

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
L - 3 years ago, Verified purchaser
Very cute book- beautifully illustrated
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The best!

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
FeliciaK - 3 years ago, Verified purchaser
The best children’s book out there! Always buy as a gift for every baby shower. The greatest message!!
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Great!

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Kcampbell - 3 years ago
Love this book, such a good story and my daughter loves the pictures too!
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Sweet book

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Aunt - 3 years ago, Verified purchaser
Sweet book, great gift.
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a family favorite

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
becky - 3 years ago, Verified purchaser
wonderful moral to the story
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not recommended

1 out of 5 stars
Thumbs down graphic, would not recommend
disturbedmessage - 3 years ago, Verified purchaser
Not a great message for a developing brain and self-esteem! For such amazing artwork, we were very disturbed by the giraffe calling himself "useless," feeling like "such a clot,""so sad and so alone" etc.
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Good story and cute illustrations.

5 out of 5 stars
Pammy2dogs - 3 years ago, Verified purchaser
I bought this to read to my five year old grandson. He really enjoyed the illustrations and the story line.
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5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Dani1421 - 4 years ago, Verified purchaser
Out favorite book! This is my go to for baby gifts. Love the message of this book.
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Love it!

5 out of 5 stars
Breanna - 4 years ago
Such a cute book in both concept and illustration. We love to make up music to their dancing and dance right along with them!
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4 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Kenzie - 4 years ago, Verified purchaser
My 11 month old loves the giraffe in this book! Personally the books ending doesn’t rhyme like the rest of the book so it’s kind of weird
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One of My Faves!

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
JRW4 - 4 years ago
I absolutely Love this book! Easy and Fun to read. Adore the cute Rhymes and sweet lesson
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Lovely artwork

5 out of 5 stars
Elizabeth12 - 4 years ago, Verified purchaser
I got this sweet book for my niece.
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A favorite!

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Shayla - 4 years ago
A absolute favorite of ours. The story and rhymes are smart and clever and can help with building your young ones vocabulary.
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5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Booboopuma - 4 years ago
This is such an uplifting story for children. Great illustrations.
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5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
mamaK95 - 4 years ago
Super cute story. I think I loved it as much as my daughter did.
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Great funny little book

5 out of 5 stars
- 4 years ago
A lovely Happy book for baby.
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