Don't Laugh at Giraffe by Rebecca Bender

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Giraffe and Bird squabble and get on each other's nerves. There's nothing the irrepressible Bird likes more than to have a laugh at the expense of his dignified friend, and one thirsty day at the water hole, he gets his chance. Giraffe's awkward attempt to reach the water without getting his hooves wet raises a snicker from a flamingo, a chortle from a zebra and a howl from a hippo. Soon everyone is laughing—especially Bird. In fact, Bird is having a ball until he realizes that his mortified friend has left the water hole without so much as a sip. Now Bird is ashamed. How will he get Giraffe back?
 

About Rebecca Bender

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Rebecca Bender began her drawing career at 5 years old, honing in mostly on animal characters. Before long she put words to her pictures, inspiring stories and more pictures. When she grew up she attended the Ontario College of Art and Design, graduated in 2003, and was awarded an OCAD medallion for illustration. Eager to round her skills further, she took on graphic design jobs in greeting cards and publishing, which lead to art directing many educational children's books and youth graphic novels. On the side Rebecca pursues freelance illustration, working on book covers, editorial pieces and private commissions. Giraffe and Bird is her first book published as an illustrator/author. She is thrilled to share her pictures and words with you.
 
Published September 1, 2012 by Pajama Press. 32 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books.

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Bird’s momentary regret gives him an idea to help Giraffe recover, with some good-natured ribbing of the others as a bonus.

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Reviews Philosophy About Our Affiliates Books & Audios Recently Reviewed Although Giraffe and Bird are bosom buddies, they sometimes get on each other's nerves.

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