Written by Jim Averbeck
Illustrated by Yasmeen Ismail
This is a fun story about a girl and her two giraffe-sized problems; her pet giraffe’s long tongue that gives long, sloppy, slurpy kisses and it’s loud, whomping snoring that keeps everyone awake. Seeking a solution, the girl creates and builds a sleeping mask that turns the giraffe’s unbearable snoring into a “sweet giraffian lullaby.”
Along the way, the girl (and readers) learn new vocabulary. Thrilled to have had a good nights rest, Grand-mama, who despised the giraffe’s kisses the most, plants a big sloppy, wet one on giraffe’s check! Read more >>
Originally posted on April 24, 2021.