The Giraffe who was Afraid of Heights

David A. Ufer (author), Kirsten Carlson (illustrator)

Publisher: Arbordale Publishing ISBN: 9781607180098

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Modeled after The Wizard of Oz, this enchanting story describes a young giraffe who suffers from a fear of heights. On his way to the doctor, he befriends a monkey who is afraid of climbing and a hippo who is a afraid of water. What causes the three new friends to face and overcome their fears? The "For Creative Minds" section includes fun facts and animal adaptation information, as well as a "Match the Feet" game and a mix-and-match activity. Encourages children to overcome their fears and to help friends in trouble.

Reading Level
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
Character Education Friendship Nature Social Issues
Interest Age
Ages 3-5 Ages 6-8 Ages 9-12
Kindergarten 1st Grade 2nd Grade 3rd Grade
Social Studies
English (US)
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