Giles Andreae is the author of many top-selling, award-winning picture books. These include Rumble in the Jungle
, Commotion in the Ocean
and I Love My Mummy
. However, it is for the international bestseller Giraffes Can't Dance
that he is best known. Giles is also the creator of Purple Ronnie, Britain's favourite stickman, and of the artist/philosopher, Edward Monkton. These two ranges of greetings cards, books and merchandise have made Giles the country's top-selling living poet. Giles lives with his wife, Victoria, a children's clothes designer, and their four young children by the river in Oxfordshire.