Cover image for Half a giraffe? / Jodie Parachini ; pictures by Richard Smythe.
Title:
Half a giraffe? / Jodie Parachini ; pictures by Richard Smythe.
ISBN:
9780807531440
Publication Information:
Chicago, Illinois : Albert Whitman & Company, [2018]

©2018
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1 volume (unpaged) : colour illustrations ; 27 cm
Abstract:
Baby giraffe Giselle, upset that she is too short to reach the juiciest leaves, gets reassurance and help from her fellow animals.
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Summary

All giraffes, even baby Gisele, know that the juiciest leaves are on the tops of the trees. But how does she reach them? No matter how she stretches or twists, those tasty leaves are just too high. A strong story with a light touch, and colorful art with extra touches of humor, appeals to both children and adults.


Author Notes

Jodie Parachini is half American and half British. Of her last book, This is a Serious Book , School Library Journal said, "This is a great read aloud...brimming with opportunities for actively engaging storytime. Richard Smythe graduated with an illustration master's degree in 2010 and has illustrated many successful picture books with his distinctive style. His recent book, Watersong , was included in the New York Public Library's list of Best Books for Kids 2017.