Gerald the giraffe longs to dance, but his legs are too skinny and
his neck is too long. His knees buckle whenever he tries to twirl. At
the Jungle Dance, the warthogs waltz, the chimps cha-cha, and the lions
tango. "Giraffes can't dance," they all jeer when it's Gerald's turn to
prance. But there is one little creature who believes in Gerald.
"Everything makes music," the cricket explains, "if you really want it
to." So Gerald starts swaying to his own sweet tune.
light-footed rhymes and high-stepping illustrations, this tale is
gentle inspiration for every child with dreams of greatness.