Giraffes Can't Dance
Publish date: September 1st 2001
Publisher: Orchard Books
Pages no: 32
Edition language: English
Gerald the giraffe wants to dance, but his legs are too skinny and his neck is too long. At the Jungle Dance, the warthogs waltz, the chimps cha-cha, and the lions tango. "Giraffes can't dance," they all shout when it's Gerald's turn. But with some advice from a wise cricket, Gerald starts swaying t...
Giraffes Can't Dance is a book about Gerald the Giraffe. Other animals make fun of him when he tries to dance because he is clumsy and seems to be an ineloquent dancer. By the end of the book, Gerald believes in himself and ends up realizing that he is a beautiful dancer! All of the other animals re...
Giraffes Can't Dance by Giles Andreae is a funny story about a giraffe who is made fun of because he cannot dance. This story shows children that it is important to always have confidence because it will help you in the long run! I think that students would love this book because it is so colorful a...
I would use this book in lower elementary grades to talk about "the power of yet." Just like the giraffe in the story, he continued to practice until finally he was able to dance.
I am so excited to read this book!! I have not been able to find it...YET! I have seen so many uses for this book, but I am most excited to use it as a tool of empowering students in my classroom. So many times students get defeated when they can't master a skill...YET! Its so important, that three ...