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Giraffes Can't Dance

Written by Giles Andreae & illustrated by Guy Parker-Rees
Published by Scholastic
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Jan 1, 2012
Publication Date
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Pages
3-5
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What's This Book About

Publisher Summary

Gerald the giraffe is too clumsy to dance with all the other animals at the Jungle Dance, until he finds the right music. On board pages.

What Kind of Book is Giraffes Can't Dance

Quotes from This Book

  • “Gerald was a tall giraffe whose neck was long and slim. But his knees were awfully crooked and his legs were rather thin.”
  • “So imagine that the lovely moon is playing just for you - everything makes music if you really want it to.”
  • “We all can dance,” he said, “when we find music that we love.”
  • “But sometimes when you’re different you just need a different song.”

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The message of this book is wonderful–I love that it inspires confidence in oneself and not worrying about what others think of you, and embracing your differences. The whole idea of the dancing animals is so fun, as are the illustrations!

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Who Wrote Giraffes Can't Dance

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Giles Andreae

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.

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Who Illustrated Giraffes Can't Dance

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Guy Parker-Rees

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.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780545392556
Publication Date:
January 1, 2012
Library of Congress Number (LCCN):
2018601474
WorldCat Number (OCLC):
1121100702
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0545392551
Lexile® Level:
AD570L
Scholastic Level:
M
ATOS® Book Level:
3.8
Accelerated Reader® Points:
0.5
Accelerated Reader Quiz:
54861
Accelerated Reader Interest Level:
LG

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