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Personalized Giraffe Baby, Toddler or Children's Book - Wants To Be Tall- Custom Name Book - Giraffe Animal Storybook - Baby Shower Gift



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1. The recipient’s first name
2. Your personalised dedication message to be printed inside the book (optional - will use standard one if left blank). NB: Separate gift notes are not possible.
3. Any specific requests (optional)


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Personalised Children's Giraffe Book - Wants To Be Tall - A Rhyming Personalised Giraffe Book For Girls and Boys With Activities

Can be customised using girl, boy or gender-neutral pronouns. Book display image is not to scale

Based on the number one best-selling children's picture book "Gia The Not Giant Giraffe" by Matthew Ralph, this is a personalised rhyming children's storybook that features a not-so-large giraffe, who wants to be taller, on an adventure of self-discovery.

The front cover as well as all inside pages will be personalised with the child's (or adult's!) name as well as a standard personalised message at the beginning of the book. If you want a specific message at the beginning of the book, please let me know when ordering.


Make a lucky child the star of their very own personalised storybook!

All giraffes are tall, right? Think again! Packed with colourful African Savannah backgrounds and animal illustrations, this rhyming picture book follows a 'small giraffe' who wants to be taller. This is unlike any giraffe story you've read before!

Example of text: "In the African savannas of bushy green leaves. Lives a long gangly creature as tall as the trees. With its unusual neck, so long and so tall, the spotty giraffe really towers above all."

The giraffe in the story feels they are 'too small' and the other giraffes think they are too small to play with them. The giraffe decides to go off and find what makes them unique. In the end, the giraffe learns to accept their small statue and all the advantages it brings.

Children will also find a bunch of fun learning activities, including spot the difference, a word search and even fact files for the jungle animals in this book.

Perfect for all children of all ages, who will love listening to the giraffe's adventure, which makes this personalised book ideal for bedtime stories, group reading, or one-on-one with loving parents or grandparents. It is also perfect for special occasions and makes a cute birthday, Christmas or baby shower gift.


Versions: Paperback (softcover) and hardback (hardcover)
Size: 8.5 x 8.5 inches (product images may not be to scale)
Length: 44 pages long. The story is 20 pages long and the rest of the pages are the activities and interactive parts.


1. Select paperback or hardback
2. Select gender and spelling
3. Provide the child's name in the "Add your personalisation" box and your personalised dedication message which will be printed on the inside page (if left blank, I'll use a standard dedication message.)


Please note that I am, unfortunately, not able to offer gift wrapping. I am also unable to include a separate gift note to the product. The dedication message you request will be printed on the inside page of the book.

NB: The story mentions (but does not actually show) the giraffes' parents. If you would rather it be just Mum, Dad or another relative, then please message me before ordering.

***Due to the impacts of COVID-19, delivery times are longer than usual. Unfortunately, this is outside of my control. Trackable express shipping can be arranged for an additional cost for some countries. Please message me if you have any specific requests.***

If you have any questions, please just contact me :)

Check out my other custom products on my Etsy Shop "ByMattRalph" at: www.etsy.com/shop/ByMattRalph


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22-26 Jul.

06 Jul.

After you place your order, ByMattRalph will take 5-7 business days to prepare it for dispatch.

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22-26 Jul.

Estimated to arrive at your doorstep 22-26 Jul.!

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5 out of 5 stars

Beautiful personalised book, bought for baby’s 1st Christmas, arrived on time and great communication from Matt about progress of my order. Recipients loved it, a lovely keepsake 😊

Nicola Hole 19 Jan, 2022

5 out of 5 stars

I highly recommend The speedy sloth & Want to be tall, I purchased both for my granddaughter EmilyAmor who is 4 years old and she absolutely loved them as so did I. These books teaches self confidence, self esteem, its ok to be different, the pictures, illustration, colors, writing are big enough to enjoy. Matt was also brilliant enough to add surprise educational pages at the end of story which is both fun to do with your little one.. Great books.

Rosemary 29 Oct, 2020

5 out of 5 stars

A fabulous story and personalised for my granddaughter. Great communication and great customer service.

Lorna Angwin 26 Dec, 2020

5 out of 5 stars

This is a lovely gift!! Very high quality! Seller/writer is very informative too. My friend love this for their newborn.

Becky 23 Jan, 2022

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