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Giles Andreae

Giles Andreae is the multi-million selling author of picture books Giraffes Can’t Dance, Rumble in the Jungle, Commotion in the Ocean, and the I Love… series, among others. Giles is also the creator of Purple Ronnie, Britain’s favourite stickman, the artist/philosopher, Edward Monkton, and the Happy Jackson gift range. These 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.


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Giles Andreae Books

  • Giraffes Can't Dance

    Giles Andreae

    Product Code: ACGVO
    Paperback 5 years +
    (2)
    With its touching plot and encouraging message for children who may be lacking in confidence, Giraffes Can't Dance by Giles Andreae is a fantastic picture book to read aloud with your little one.

    Guy Parker-Rees' vivid and exuberant artwork adds to the appeal of this beloved story.
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  • Giraffes Can't Dance Book & CD

    Giles Andreae

    Product Code: CAWYU
    Other
    A book and CD edition of the much-loved picture book classic Giraffes Can't Dance, with audio read by Hugh Laurie. Gerald the giraffe longs to go to the great Jungle Dance, but how can he join in when he doesn't know how to tango or two-step? Everyone knows that giraffes can't dance ... or can they? A funny, touching and triumphant story about being yourself and finding your own tune, Giraffes Can't Dance has been a family favourite for 20 years. This edition comes complete with an audio CD featuring the story read by Hugh Laurie. "All toddlers should grow up reading this" Daily Mail "A modern classic" Baby & Me "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" Daily Telegraph
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  • Giraffes Can't Dance Cased Board Book

    Giles Andreae

    Product Code: BROXN
    Other
    Gerald was a tall giraffe whose neck was long and slim, But his knees were awfully bandy and his legs were rather thin . . . Gerald the giraffe longs to go to the great Jungle Dance, but how can he join in when he doesn't know how to tango or two-step? Everyone knows that giraffes can't dance . . . or can they? A funny, touching and triumphant story about being yourself and finding your own tune, with joyful illustrations from Guy Parker Rees. This chunky board book edition is perfect for little hands. "All toddlers should grow up reading this" Daily Mail "A modern classic" Baby & Me "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" Daily Telegraph
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  • Party Pants

    Giles Andreae

    Product Code: BZIAS
    Paperback
    **Originally published as More Pants and newly reissued as a Puffin paperback, this is a laugh-out-loud, rhyming celebration of PANTS - come and join the party!** You can never have enough pants, as this exuberant celebration of lots and lots more pants proves! Giles Andreae's brilliant rhyming text and Nick Sharratt's hilarious, vibrant illustrations will delight children and adults alike. Featuring amongst others, a hippo, a limousine and a dinosaur in pants, plus a rather embarrassed farty pants, this lively picture book is guaranteed to make you giggle!
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  • Commotion in the Ocean Board Book

    Giles Andreae

    Product Code: CBLPX
    Paperback
    Dive into the ocean for a noisy, rhyming animal adventure in this colourful read-aloud picture book! Little ones will love looking at the colourful pictures and joining in with all the great sound words, as they discover all sorts of amazing sea creatures. Including blue whales, sea turtles, jellyfish, dolphins and more! Each page introduces a different animal, with a short read-aloud rhyme. "Fast moving and great to read aloud" Independent From the author of international bestseller, Giraffes Can't Dance.
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  • Commotion in the Ocean Board Book

    Giles Andreae

    Product Code: CBQSP
    Other
    Dive into the ocean for a noisy, rhyming animal adventure in this colourful read-aloud board book. Little ones will love looking at the colourful pictures and joining in with all the great sound words, as they discover lots of amazing sea creatures. Including blue whales, sea turtles, jellyfish, dolphins and more! Each page introduces a different animal, with a short read-aloud rhyme. In a chunky board book, perfect for little hands to hold! From the author of international bestseller, Giraffes Can't Dance.
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  • Mad About Minibeasts!

    Giles Andreae

    Product Code: AWOEJ
    Other Babies
    This brilliantly beastly, bouncy rhyming romp from Giles Andreae and David Wojtowycz will delight the many fans of this bestselling duo. From slugs and snails to bustling beetles and beautiful butterflies, these rhymes are full of humour and great to read aloud. The bright, bold artwork is full of child appeal. Now in a chunky board book format, perfect for busy preschoolers.
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  • I Love My Grandad

    Giles Andreae

    Product Code: BPNWS
    Other 3 years +
    A celebration of grandparents and the special role they play in family life. This delightful board book captures the joy of spending a fun-filled day with Grandad. With a gentle, rhyming story and sweet, colourful illustrations, this is the perfect present for every family. For new grandparents, on Father's Day or at any time of the year. From the creators of I Love My Daddy, a Sunday Times Top 10 Bestseller, and I Love My Mummy, winner of the Book Trust Early Years Award.
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  • I Love My Granny

    Giles Andreae

    Product Code: APHPU
    Paperback 5 years +
    I love my granny. Can you tell? She says I'm pretty great as well! The joy of spending a fun-filled day with granny is explored with warmth and humour. The perfect present for every family, this book will delight time and time again. From the bestselling author Giles Andreae, whose rhyming text perfectly captures the joyful exuberance of young children, and the award-winning Emma Dodd, whose cheerful colours and irrepressible illustrations delight children and their parents everywhere.
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  • I Love My Mummy

    Giles Andreae

    Product Code: AAYVI
    Paperback 5 years +
    A heart-warming, rhyming picture book about the special relationship between mother and child - perfect for mother's day, or indeed at any time of the year. Told with humour and charm, this is a book to be loved and shared time and again.
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  • Cock-a-doodle-doo! Farmyard Hullabaloo!

    Giles Andreae

    Product Code: ADBJT
    Paperback 5 years +
    Join in the noisy animal romp down on the farm. Lively rhymes are brought to life with fun, vibrant artwork of favourite farm animals. This fabulous picture book from an award-winning creative team is a delight to read aloud and share with young children.
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  • Captain Flinn and the Pirate Dinosaurs

    Giles Andreae

    Product Code: AADGN
    Paperback
    (2)
    Flinn is at school looking in the art cupboard for some colored pens to finish off his dinosaur drawing when he stumbles upon Captain Stubble, a real live Pirate Captain! He tells Flinn that his ship, the Acorn, has been stolen and that he needs Flinn to help him rescue it back. Stubble makes Flinn the captain and they sail away on an old pirate ship, and they finally find the Acorn but, to their horror, realize it's been stolen by Pirate dinosaurs! Captain Flinn and his crew attack the dinosaurs and, after much fighting, seize control of the ship once more. Flinn and his friends then sail back to the harbor clambering through the boatshed door and back into the art cupboard without the teacher even noticing they've been gone!
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  • Mad About Dinosaurs!

    Giles Andreae

    Product Code: CBLPY
    Paperback
    Join all your favourite dinosaurs in this colourful, rhyming picture book, from the author of international bestseller, Giraffes Can't Dance! Silly Diplodocus, fierce T-Rex, Brontosaurus, Stegosaurus and more... They're all here in this bright, bold book! With a short lively rhyme on each page, fun facts and colourful pictures (plus handy pronunciation guides) this is perfect for young dinosaur fans everywhere. "Larger than life dinosaurs, in full glorious technicolour... bound to become another sure-fire hit" Books for Keeps Previously published under the title Dinosaurs Galore.
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  • Giraffes Can't Dance

    Giles Andreae

    Product Code: AKFWV
    Board Babies
    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.
  • Mad About Trucks and Diggers!

    Giles Andreae

    Product Code: BROOA
    Paperback
    A colourful rhyming picture book all about trucks and diggers, from the author of international bestseller, Giraffes Can't Dance. Is your little one mad about trucks and diggers? Then they'll love this bright, bold book, packed with all sorts of vehicles - including dumper trucks, diggers, cranes, fire engines, transporters and more. Read about all the amazing things they do, then decide which one you would choose to drive! From the creators of the bestselling Rumble in the Jungle and Commotion in the Ocean.
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  • Nat's Naughty Nits

    Giles Andreae

    Product Code: BGORM
    Paperback 3 years +
    'There are nits in the treetops, Nits in the town, Nits on the toilet with their pants pulled down!" When some scritchy-scratchy nits climb on to Nat's head, they get up to all sorts of naughty things...This hilarious tale of getting nits (and getting rid of them) is guaranteed to give children the giggles. With bouncy, rhyming text from Giles Andreae, author of the bestselling Giraffes Can't Dance, and wonderfully wacky illustrations from rising talent, Jess Mikhail, this book will appeal to any child (young or old!) who's ever wondered exactly what nits get up to...
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  • I Love My Grandad

    Giles Andreae

    Product Code: BCVHW
    Paperback 3 years +
    A celebration of grandparents and the special role they play in family life. My grandad is a special man. If I can't do it - Grandad can! The joy of spending a fun-filled day with grandad is explored with warmth and humour in this delightful picture book from Giles Andreae and Emma Dodd - the creators of the award-winning I Love My Mummy and I Love My Daddy.
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  • The Lion Who Wanted to Love

    Giles Andreae

    Product Code: ADBJU
    Paperback 5 years +
    (1)
    All Leo wants is to love and hug his fellow animals, but that's not how a lions are supposed to behave. Learn how Leo's need to be different brings happiness to the jungle in this heart-warming rhyming story little ones will love. Winner of the Children's Book Award.
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  • There's a House Inside My Mummy

    Giles Andreae

    Product Code: ADBJI
    Other 5 years +

    From Giles Andreae, the author of Giraffes Can't Dance, comes a colourful picture book perfect for explaining what's going on in Mum's tum when a new baby is on the way. Inspired by the questions his son asked, the author has created a gentle and tender story of a little boy waiting for his new brother or sister to arrive. Told with humour and a simple rhyming text, this is the perfect picture book for all expectant brothers and sisters.

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  • Winnie the Pooh: The Great Heffalump Hunt

    Giles Andreae

    Product Code: AYDTF
    Paperback 3 years +
    When Winnie-the-Pooh sets out to catch a Heffalump he finds himself in a sticky situation. Luckily his loyal friend, Piglet, isn't far away...But something in his little soul prevented him from running, and Piglet's voice rose clear and strong, "Hold on, Pooh Bear...I'm coming!" From the author of Giraffes Can't Dance comes a delightful tale of Heffalumps, deep pits and large jars of honey, inspired by the classic tales of A. A. Milne. Pooh ranks alongside other beloved characters such as Paddington Bear, and Peter Rabbit as an essential part of our literary heritage. Whether you're 5 or 55, Pooh is the bear for all ages.
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  • Rumble in the Jungle

    Giles Andreae

    Product Code: CBLQA
    Paperback
    Come into the jungle for a noisy, rhyming animal adventure in this colourful read-aloud picture book! There's a rumble in the jungle, There's a whisper in the trees, The animals are waking up, And rustling the leaves ... Little ones will love looking at the colourful pictures and joining in with all the great sound words, as they discover lots of exciting jungle animals. Including lions, elephants, chimpanzees, zebras, hippos and more! Each page introduces a different animal, with a short read-aloud rhyme. From the author of international bestseller Giraffes Can't Dance.
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  • Giraffes Can't Dance 20th Anniversary Sticker Activity Book

    Giles Andreae

    Product Code: BWLSZ
    Paperback
    Come into the jungle for hours of sticker activity fun with Gerald the Giraffe and friends. Over 250 stickers inside! Much-loved classic, Giraffes Can't Dance, has been a family favourite for 20 years. And now you can join in the fun! Help Gerald the Giraffe find his way through the maze to the Jungle Dance. Create your own super-colourful dancing scene. Join up the dots, complete the sticker puzzle, spot the difference ... And lots more! With over 250 stickers, and lots of brilliant animal activities, this fun-packed activity book is perfect for Giraffes Can't Dance fans old and new.
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  • I Love Halloween

    Giles Andreae

    Product Code: BZPAS
    Hardback
    A fun-filled Halloween picture book, perfect for sharing with even the littlest monsters! It's Halloween today. Woo-hoo! There's so much spooky stuff to do. Join the fun making ghost cookies, preparing pumpkins, making witches hats and dressing up . . . before setting out on a trick-or-treat adventure! Little ones will love reading the gentle rhyming story together and looking at all the bright, colourful illustrations. From the author of much-loved classic Giraffes Can't Dance.
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  • I Love My Teacher

    Giles Andreae

    Product Code: BXWAU
    Paperback
    A colourful, fun-filled picture book all about school! Put your coat on the hook, play with friends and join in all the day's activities. Start with show and tell, reading and writing, then playtime, making things and singing. Teacher makes sure every school day is the best! This sweet and simple story follows a typical school day, from morning hello's to hometime. Perfect for sharing with your little one so they know just what to expect when they start school. Or as an end of term gift for a special teacher. From the creators of family favourites I Love My Daddy and I Love My Mummy, winner of the Booktrust Early Years Award.
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