Giraffes Can't Dance: Number Rumba

by Giles Andreae, Illustrated By Guy Parker-Rees

Cartwheel Books
January 2014

Ages 2 – 4 . Grades Early Childhood – PreK

Lexile measure: 440L

DRA: 16

Guided Reading: J

The dancing--and counting--never stops with lovable Gerald the giraffe and all his high-stepping friends! Everyone's favorite animals from GIRAFFES CAN'T DANCE are back and ready to help little ones learn the counting craze that's sweeping the nation...the Number Rumba!

With large, tabbed pages and catchy number rhymes, readers will be able to count from one to ten with the greatest of ease. It's the perfect laugh-out-loud counting companion to GIRAFFES CAN'T DANCE!
Giles Andreae

Giles Andreae is the author of the international bestseller Giraffes Can't Dance, as well as many other books for children. Giles lives with his wife, Victoria, and their four young children by the river in the United Kingdom.
Guy Parker-Rees

Guy Parker-Rees is one of today's bestselling children's book illustrators. He is the illustrator of the international bestseller Giraffes Can't Dance, as well as Dinosaurumpus!, both written by Giles Andreae. Guy lives in the United Kingdom with his wife and three sons. Visit him online at



    "Andreae's rhyming text has a jaunty rhythm that's likely to spark interest in the read-aloud crowd." -PUBLISHERS WEEKLY


Board book

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ISBN: 9780545639965

12pp. | 8 x 8