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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

  • Rumble in the Jungle and Other Stories Collection - 8 Books

    Giles Andreae

    Product Code: RITJ
    Collection 3 years +
    Hand-picked favourites
    There's a rumble in the jungle and a commotion in the ocean in Giles Andreae's vibrant picture books.

    Jungle animals including a lion, elephant and crocodile come together in these noisy and loud picture books with flowing, rhyming text. There's also a marvellous story about minibeasts; the tale of farmyard animals having fantastic fun; and prehistoric perfection in Mad About Dinosaurs.

    These books will inspire a lifelong love of reading with their zesty humour and bright, bold artwork.
    Format: paperback
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  • Commotion in the Ocean

    Giles Andreae

    Product Code: CIO2
    Paperback 3 years +
    Hand-picked favourites
    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!
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  • 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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  • Pants

    Giles Andreae

    Product Code: PAX2
    Paperback 3 years +
    (3)
    Hand-picked favourites
    You can't beat this picture book celebration of Pants from Giles Andreae and Nick Sharratt for sheer, madcap fun!

    With bold, beautiful illustrations and a comical rhyming text, Pants comes with trunk-loads of laughter for toddlers from 1+. Youngsters will love to choose their favourite pair!
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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 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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  • There's a House Inside My Mummy

    Giles Andreae

    Product Code: ACGVL
    Paperback Toddlers
    (2)
    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!
    • £6.29
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  • Morris the Mankiest Monster

    Giles Andreae

    Product Code: AATBJ
    Paperback
    "Morris the Mankiest Monster" 'must be the most revolting picture book of the year ...children will absolutely love it'. Bookseller Giles Andreae and Sarah McIntyre would like you to meet Morris, the world's stinkiest picture book hero...It's years since he last changed his t-shirt It's crusty and crawling with ants His shoes are all slurpy and squelchy inside And potatoes grow out of his pants.
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  • 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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  • 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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  • Be Brave Little Penguin Board Book

    Giles Andreae

    Product Code: CBSCY
    Other
    A feel-good rhyming story with a positive message about confidence and self-esteem, from the creators of international bestseller, Giraffes Can't Dance. Now available in a board book - perfect for even the littlest readers! 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! This touching tale will soon become a new family favourite. 'All toddlers should grow up reading this' - Daily Telegraph on Giraffes Can't Dance
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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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  • Sir Scallywag and the Deadly Dragon Poo

    Giles Andreae

    Product Code: AXJZO
    Paperback 3 years +
    Sir Scallywag strikes again in this hilarious new picture book from award-winning author, Giles Andreae and the brilliant Korky Paul.
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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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  • 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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  • Sir Scallywag and the Golden Underpants

    Giles Andreae

    Product Code: ADBJJ
    Paperback 3 years +
    When King Colin's golden pants go missing, he calls for Sir Scallywag, the bravest knight in the land. But ...Sir Scallywag is only 6 years old and with an evil giant to pursue, it's nearly mission impossible! Luckily, it's a story of David and Goliath. With his trusted steed Doofus at his side, Sir Scallywag proves that even the unlikeliest hero can be the bravest knight of all.
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  • Sir Scallywag and the Battle for Stinky Bottom

    Giles Andreae

    Product Code: ANMIZ
    Paperback 3 years +
    Sir Scallywag is back and mightier than ever! King Colin is in need of our 6-year-old-hero Sir Scallywag's help again. This time he has set his sights on a Golden Sausage that will make him live for ever. Unfortunately it is guarded by hundreds of angry trolls. There's only one boy for the job - enter Sir Scallywag! As hilarious as ever, this will have children and parents roaring with laughter!
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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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  • 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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  • More Madness!

    Giles Andreae

    Product Code: ADBJM
    Paperback 5 years +
    Billy's back, and he's more bonkers than ever! Turbo-charged trousers at sports day ...a monster waterskiing marathon ...even a plateful of cheesy chips can lead to mayhem in the madcap world of Billy and the Bonkers family.
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  • Rumble in the Jungle

    Giles Andreae

    Product Code: EEF3
    Paperback
    Hand-picked favourites
    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.
    • £6.29
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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 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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