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Giraffes Can't Danceby Giles Andreae
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Gerald the giraffe longs to dance, but his legs are too skinny and his neck is too long. His knees buckle whenever he tries to twirl. At the Jungle Dance, the warthogs waltz, the chimps cha-cha, and the lions tango. "Giraffes can't dance", they all jeer when it's Gerald's turn to prance.<P>Fortunately, there is one little creature who believes in Gerald. "Everything makes music", says the cricket, "if you really want it to". So Gerald starts swaying to his own sweet tune.<P>With light-footed rhymes and high-stepping illustrations, this tale is gentle inspiration for every child with dreams of greatness.
The #1 New York Times bestselling kitty boy goes to the circus!
In his newest adventure, the irresistible Skippyjon Jones swings out of his closet and into the spectacular Cirque de Ole, where his pals, the Chimichango gang, perform feats of derring-do. There are many acts to see, but only Skippito the Strong can perform the trickiest stunt of all. Judy Schachner's vivacious art and riotous text make for mucho read-aloud fun.
Come one, come all--with Skippyjon Jones as the circus star, the Greatest Show on Earth just got even better!
Includes a CD of the author reading!
About the Author
Judy Schachner lives in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania.
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