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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.



Giles Andreae Books

  • GXD2 3 years +
    3 years +
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    Gerald the tall giraffe wants to join in with all the other animals at the Jungle Dance, but everyone knows that giraffes can't dance - or can they?

    This is a funny, touching and triumphant story all about gaining confidence and it's full of joyful artwork.

    A Number One bestseller, author Giles Andreae that has been delighting children for over 15 years, you'll all be laughing at the antics of Gerald.
  • CIO2 3 years +
    3 years +
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    Commotion In The Ocean is a snappy collection of poems from award-winning team Giles Andreae and David Wojtowycz. The lively and appealing language makes these poems lots of fun to read aloud. And the vivid illustrations will definitely tickle a funny bone or two. If you enjoyed a Rumble in the Jungle, then you'll love this, and so will your little one!
  • AJLMQ
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    Put your trainers on, Billy Bonkers is back with more amazing adventures! This time he's landing a plane and flying through the air in a hot-air balloon to watch the World Cup's final. Billy and his family are so wacky, you will laugh your socks off!
  • AMARG 3 years +
    3 years +
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    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!
  • AKXWG 5 years +
    5 years +
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    Ten little fingers, ten little toes Two little ears and one little nose. Two warm cheeks, all rosy and bright A kiss and a cuddle to say goodnight. An exuberant and heartwarming book about the arrival of a new baby from the creators of I Love My Mummy and I Love My Daddy. One little boy discovers all the wonderful things about his new little sibling in this joyful top-to-toe celebration of babies. A warm-hearted, celebratory book that's perfect for sharing when welcoming a new baby to the family. 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.
  • AYDTF 3 years +
    3 years +
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    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.
  • APHPU 5 years +
    5 years +
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    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.
  • AKFWV Babies
    Babies
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    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.
  • ALICL 7 years +
    7 years +
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    Meet Billy...He's Bonkers! The Christmas celebrations have begun! But when Billy gets trapped by a snowman, weed on by a puppy and burped on by his relatives, he decides...it's a totally crazy Christmas! 3 side-splittingly hilarious stories in 1!
  • AWOEJ Babies
    Babies
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    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.
  • AWODL 3 years +
    3 years +
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    Be Brave Little Penguin is the eagerly awaited new picture book from the creators of the bestselling Giraffe's Can't Dance. Written in true Giles Andreae style, this feel-good rhyming story portrays a positive message about confidence and self-esteem. Little Penguin Pip-Pip would love to join in with all his friends swimming in the sea, but there's just one problem ...he's scared of water. Can Pip-Pip overcome his fears and finally take the plunge? This irresistible story shows that sometimes all it takes is a little bit of encouragement - and a whole lot of heart - to finally make that leap! Illustrated with humour and warmth by Guy Parker Rees, this touching tale will soon become a new family favourite. Praise for Giraffes Can't Dance: 'All toddlers should grow up reading this or hearing their parents read it aloud to them' - Daily Telegraph 'A rhyming story with superb illustrations' - Independent 'This delightful picture book is written in lively rhyming text with vivacious illustrations' - Junior
  • BCVHW 3 years +
    3 years +
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    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.
  • BFAXI 3 years +
    3 years +
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    A warm and joyful story about the special relationship between parent and child. Written by Giles Andreae, multi award-winning author of Giraffes Can't Dance, with bright and humorous illustrations by talented new illustrator Jess Mikhail. 'A heart-warming and joyful tale of parental love and a child's boundless energy and enthusiasm for life' Primary Times 'Mikhail's exuberant illustrations will help any child understand the message that the book brings' School Librarian
  • BGJYI Toddlers
    Toddlers
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    A colourful, rhyming board book story with a positive message about being kind to others and staying true to yourself. Now lions are usually fierce, And lions are meant to be strong, But Leo just wanted to love everybody, And play with his friends all day long ...Leo isn't like other lion cubs. Instead of chasing zebras and antelopes, he wants to make friends and hug them. But can a lion who's so different ever fit in with the rest of the pride? A feel-good story from the author of international bestseller, Giraffes Can't Dance.
  • BGJYB
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    Come into the jungle for a noisy, rhyming animal adventure in this bright bold board 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 all the colourful pictures and joining in, as they discover all sorts of jungle animals - including lions, elephants, chimpanzees, zebras, hippos and more! With rhyming, read-aloud text from Giles Andreae, the author of international bestseller Giraffes Can't Dance, this classic first storybook has been delighting families for over 20 years.
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    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!
  • AAEAQ 3 years +
    3 years +
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    When Flinn first met the Pirate Dinosaurs, he thought that he had taught them a lesson. But the real lesson is this - never trust a pirate, but never ever trust a pirate dinosaur. This time, Flinn is hot on the trail of some stolen treasure and he knows exactly who's to blame. With the help of his friends and Captain Gurgleguts, fearless Flinn tracks the rotten crew to the Lost Island. So far, so good, but Flinn and his pals hadn't reckoned on the dinosaur's secret weapon - the Giganotosaurus, T-Rex's cousin and the biggest dino the world has ever known! Will our hero be able to sail out of trouble this time? And what about all that stolen treasure? Luckily, every baddie has a weak spot and it's not long before the swashbuckling Flinn fights his way to victory!
  • AAYVI 5 years +
    5 years +
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    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.
  • AAPPQ 3 years +
    3 years +
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    Captain Flinn is Puffin's favourite pirate. He has swashbuckled his way through three pirate dinosaur adventures and lived to tell the tale. But now he faces his toughest challenge yet. Captain T Rex and his pirate crew are smuggling sausages out of a secret cove and their favourites are children chipolats - gulp! Watch out Captain Flinn! But this time, the Captain T Rex has bitten off more than he can chew and wily Captain Flinn and his friends soon teach him a lesson he won't forget.
  • BROOA
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    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.
  • BROXN
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    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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    A funny and touching short story about one little girl's adventures with the Queen - with full colour illustrations by Tony Ross. Seven-year-old Freya is the luckiest girl in the world. She's been invited to have tea with the Queen! But it's not all silver platters and butlers ... instead the Queen likes to boogie and eat beans on toast! But when Freya introduces the Queen to her disabled brother Christopher she discovers that the Queen can be kind and understanding too. 'Wish fulfillment at its most enticing. An affectionate little story.' - Independent 'Hilarious and naughty' - Daily Mail
  • ACGXP 5 years +
    5 years +
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    Come into the jungle for a noisy rhyming romp packed with favourite animals, from tigers to chimpanzees, brought to life with fun, vibrant artwork. This bestselling picture book from an award-winning creative team is a delight to read aloud and share with young children.
  • ACGVL Toddlers
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    There's a house inside my Mummy Where my little brother grows, or maybe it's my little sister No-one really knows. A gentle and tender story of a little boy waiting for his little 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!