An irresistible touch-and-feel book, featuring favourite animals from the internationally bestselling story Giraffes Can't Dance
Come and stroke the animals, give them all a try.
Why not start with Gerald? He's a furry, friendly guy.
Even the smallest reader will delight in exploring all the animal textures on each page. With a lion's mane to stroke, to a hyena's tickly paws, this book is bound to become a favourite to share.
Children will love to pore over the bright artwork on each page, whilst the rhyming text makes this book perfect to read aloud.
Giraffes Can't Dance is a bestselling phenomenon with over 1.7 million copies sold worldwide.
'a hit with young children since it was first published 10 years ago. Now this enchanting story is available in anew pop-up edition.' - Daily Express
A lesson in how to take a popular book and make it even better. - Shetland Times
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
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
Has managed to capture the hearts of countless children... a modern classic. - Baby & Me
Witty match of rollicking rhyme and bold colour. - Guardian
Every bookshelf should have Giraffes Can't Dance... Celebrating it's tenth birthday, this delightful picture book is written in lively rhyming text with vivacious illustrations - - Junior
This delightful picture book is written in lively rhyming text with vivacious illustrations. - Junior
Giles Andreae is the author of many top selling award-winning picture books. For Orchard, these include Rumble in the Jungle, Commotion in the Ocean, and I Love My Mummy. However, it is for the international bestseller Giraffes Can't Dance that he is best known. Giles is also the creator of Purple Ronnie, Britain's favourite stickman, and of the artist/philosopher, Edward Monkton. These two ranges of greetings cards, books and merchandise have made Giles the country's top selling living poet and an icon of contemporary popular culture. Giles lives with his wife, Victoria, a children's clothes designer, and their four young children by the river in Oxfordshire.