Teach Your Giraffe to Ski (Hardcover)

By Viviane Elbee, Danni Gowdy (Illustrator)

Albert Whitman & Company, 9780807577677, 32pp.

Publication Date: November 1, 2018

List Price: 16.99*
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Your giraffe wants to learn how to ski—but but not on the bunny hill. She wants to go down the big scary slope! Enjoy this riotous journey as the narrator tries to reign their giraffe in—and learns something about courage along the way.

About the Author

Viviane Elbee has all kinds of adventures with her family, both at home in the Carolinas and abroad. This is her first picture book. Danni Gowdy is an illustrator and graphic designer from Belfast, Northern Ireland, who recently completed the MA Children's Book Illustration course at Cambridge School of Art.

Praise For Teach Your Giraffe to Ski

"A wintry friendship story that cleverly conceals a how-to for conquering one's fears and getting back up after snowy falls." —Kirkus Reviews

"This sparkling double debut offers a good mix of exhilaration and basic technique." —Booklist