Giraffes Can't Dance - Books - Living Paintings

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Giraffes Can’t Dance

Written by Giles Andreae
Illustrated by Guy Parker-Rees

Suitable for: 0-5 years, 5-7 years (Key stage 1)

Sponsored by: The Worshipful Company of Grocers;

Available braille grades: Grade 1, Grade 2

Gerald was not a good dancer. Every year he dreaded the great Jungle Dance. But what Gerald discovers one beautiful moonlit night is that when we’re different sometimes all we need is a different song to dance to……An excellent rhyming poem.

Listen to an audio clip

Sticking up in between his two ears are two knobbly horns. Now move your fingers up along the curve of the giraffe's long neck. He's got a short fringe along the left side, like the bristles of a nail brush. Can you feel it?
Move up the picture and explore the giraffe's body - don't forget he's upside down. You'll find his two front legs sticking up to the right. Then trace left, across his tummy to find just one of his back legs sticking up. The other one is pointing down to the bottom left hand corner of the page. Trace down this leg to find the pointy hoof below his knobbly ankles.

What's inside

  • A picture book with braille pages and raised tactile images.
  • Audio descriptions with music and sound effects in your chosen format of either CD or USB.
  • An ‘Articles for the Blind’ returns label for the free and convenient return of the box.

Touch to see image list

Giraffes and Moon
Dancing Monkeys, Tortoise and Meerkat
Cricket and Violin, Ants, Leaf and Bug

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