The Giraffe and the Pelly and Me (Colour Edition)

How do you clean a window? If you’re boring, you hire a human. But if you’re a Roald Dahl fan, you call in the world’s first ladderless window-cleaning team! One giraffe with a super-long neck. One pelican with a huge beak for holding water. And one dancing monkey who can reach all the tricky corners! But don’t worry: this isn’t a story about cleaning windows. It’s about Billy, a kid who dreams of owning a sweet shop. It’s about England’s richest man, and a daring jewel robbery. Most of all – it’s about making you laugh LOTS!

  • A witty Roald Dahl classic, now with full-colour pictures
  • Full of imagination and Quentin Blake’s funny artwork
  • Short and simple story which is great for younger readers
  • Perfect for reading alone or shared family reading times

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  • okay

    It was good but it could add some more adventure and a lot more mystery and more believable things and characters and maybe add some funny jokes you hear or search. Don’t just add animals add things that aren’t real like mermaid or dragons or magic like Harry potter

    2 September 2016

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    Roald Dahl

    Roald Dahl is probably the best loved children’s author ever, creator of iconic characters like Matilda, Willy Wonka and the BFG!


    Roald Dahl has won many awards for his books including the Whitbread Award for The Witches in 1983, the Smarties Award in 1990 for Esio Trot and the Blue Peter prize for Matilda in 2000. In 2008 the Roald Dahl estate launched an award in his name – the Roald Dahl Funny Prize.

  • Awards

    Quentin Blake was awarded the 2012 Eleanor Farjeon prize for services to children’s literature.

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