Too Tall to Twirl is a lovely, heart warming story book with beautiful pictures. All of Giraffe’s friends are good at something. Hippo is a brilliant ballerina, Ostrich is a sensational skater and Lion is a dazzling dancer. Poor Giraffe can’t seem to learn any of these talents. No matter how hard she tries, she ends up in a tangled mess. Can Giraffe discover her hidden talent or is she simply too tall to twirl? This Too Tall to Twirl story book explores how a Giraffe discovers her own hidden skills and talent and discovers her passion to find confidence in herself. Seeing and identifying her own gift was the first step to finding her true calling.
This book has a hardcover with regular paper pages inside. The book is quite large in size, so the pictures too are of a very good size. The illustrations are very pleasing to the eyes and quite funny too. Owl one day asks Giraffe if she has a hobby. When Giraffe replies in the negative, Owl suggests she explore different options by joining the other animals. Kids will have a good laugh while reading this story as each animal displays their different talents. Along the way Giraffe realizes that though she can’t replicate the talents of the other animals, she has many other skills which make her a fantastic dancer and that’s what her hidden talent is.
This series of books deals with feelings children develop of underconfidence and confusion over finding their true identity. Such story books help young children understand the world around them and also help understand themselves better. Story books help improve the language skills, vocabulory and comprehension in young children and can be started from the age of 2 years+.
Another title available in this series is Too Shy to Sing.