The Giraffe That Wore A Necklace

The Giraffe That Wore a Necklace! by Valerie Hurst, Multimedia E-book ISBN 0-9716882-1-4. A little girl visiting the zoo with her parents is amazed at the Giraffe’s long  neck and wants to put a necklace on Mrs. Giraffe.  The little girl thinks that the Giraffe can see all over the world because it has such a long neck. Click the door to enter. 
     To order send check or money order for $6.00 + $2.00 P&H to Joyce Trzaska, 45 Jackson Lane, Port Ludlow, Washington  98365 E-mail: GTrz100160 at  Multimedia E-book installs to your hard drive from a 3.5" diskette, and you view the e-book using your web browser. 

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The Giraffe That Wore A Necklace

Now available as a full color Flip-Flop book for just $19.99. A Flip-Flop  Book offers you two books in one. This hard cover book has the fully illustrated “The Flip-Flop BookGiraffe That Wore A Necklace” and “MisterGiraffe: Bow Tie & Long Gold Chain” along with a CD containing speech-to-text software that reads these stories to your child in any one of four voices, highlighting each word as it is read. As an extra “Bonus” there is a “Musical E-Book called “A Snowman With Feelings” included on the CD that would make an excellent Christmas gift for children 6-12. All 3 of these books are musical E-Books and are included on the CD. To order send a check or money order for $19.99 + $3.50 for P.& H. payable to Giraffe Family Press and add sales tax according to the state you live in. Add 7.25% for Calif. & 8.5 % for Wa. Send all checks to 45 Jackson Lane Port Ludlow, Washington 98365. For any questions E-mail Author’s daughter, Joyce (Hurst) Trzaska at

About the Author

     Valerie Hurst was born in Tarentum, Pennsylvania on April 7, 1925 to Italian immigrants from Rome, Italy. She was one of four daughters.
     Valerie had five children; three of them died before her death in January of 1997.
     She has written thousands of poems, Christian writings, and she also wrote about her children that died before her.
     Valerie loved to read as a child, and had a wonderful imagination.
     In addition to A Snowman With Feelings, she also wrote a 5 - Part series of Giraffe stories. The Giraffe was her favorite zoo animal because when little Valerie was 5 years old, she thought that the Giraffe could see all over the world, because of it’s long neck.

The Giraffe That Wore A Necklace
Written by Valerie Hurst
Illustrations by Sally Robison
Published by Giraffe Family Press in conjunction with Old Mountain Press
© 2001 All rights reserved
ISBN 0-9716882-1-4
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