Yours Sincerely, Giraffe

Yours Sincerely, GiraffeGiraffe in Africa and Penguin far away on Whale Island develop their friendship as pen pals, aided by long distance mail carriers, Pelican and Seal.

Their letters are full of absurd misunderstandings as Giraffe is curious to know what Penguin looks like. Written descriptions and follow-up questions go back and forth until Giraffe decides he has enough information to make a penguin costume for himself. Then Giraffe goes to visit his pen pal dressed as a penguin.

Hilarious results and deepening friendship between the four animals will gladden the reader’s heart.

Yours Sincerely, Giraffe by Megumi Iwasa and illustrated by Jun Takabatake was first published in Japan in 2001 and is still a popular beginning chapter book there.

Here is a preview of this book.

Posted by GailC on April 14, 2017