When is a giraffe not a giraffe�? Jack is fearful of the dreadful �giraffe;� that everyone talks about thumping and bumping around the house, trying to get in. His imagination knows no bounds. So why does Mum laugh and tell him he'�s being silly?
About the Author
Chris Gurney is an Auckland–based author and has been a real find, having already had seven
picture book titles published in the space of two years. She writes with a faultless sense of rhyme
and rhythm and shows great humorous talent.
About the Illustrator
Aki Fukuoka was born in Japan. At the age of eight, she immigrated with her family of seven to
New Zealand, settling in Whangarei. A graduate of Elam School of Fine Arts, Aki now lives in Auckland and works as a freelance illustrator/graphic designer