Giles Andreae (Author) Giles Andreae is the author of many top-selling, award-winning picture books. These include Rumble in the Jungle, Commotion in the Ocean and I Love My Mummy. However, it is for the international bestseller Giraffes Can't Dance that he is best known. Giles is also the creator of Purple Ronnie, Britain's favourite stickman, and of the artist/philosopher, Edward Monkton. These two ranges of greetings cards, books and merchandise have made Giles the country's top-selling living poet. Giles lives with his wife, Victoria, a children's clothes designer, and their four children by the river in Oxfordshire.Guy Parker-Rees (Illustrator) Guy Parker-Rees exuberant and energetic illustrations have made him a household name and one of today's bestselling children's illustrators. Notable successes include picture book classic Giraffes Can't Dance, a worldwide bestseller; Spookyrumpus, winner of the Sheffield, Dundee and Portsmouth book awards, and the highly acclaimed All Afloat on Noah's Boat. Guy lives in Brighton with his wife and three sons.
A can-do story with lively pictures and an immensely pleasing text. - Times Educational SupplementBrilliant use of colour, a continual sense of movement and high good humour all help to make this picture book richly enjoyable. - CarouselA gloriously colourful and lively book with a strong message. - Sunderland EchoSuperb...a wonderfully funny book. - The IndependentThis rhyming poem is excellent. - The BooksellerManaged to capture the hearts of countless children. A modern classic. - Baby & MeA fantastically funny and wonderfully colourful romp - The Daily TelegraphA lovely rhyming picture book about understanding differences - motherandbaby.co.uk