That’s Not Funny!

One day, just for a joke, Hyena throws a banana skin into Giraffe’s path. When Giraffe slips and collides with a tree, he sets off a chain of disasters involving all the jungle animals. Hyena laughs and laughs at their misfortune. But the other animals have the last laugh when Hyena gets a fitting comeuppance – and trips up on his own joke! A rumbustious jungle romp from the ever-brilliant Jeanne Willis, author of Who’s in the Loo? and The Bog Baby. This uproarious book combines heaps of side-splitting chuckles with a message about treating others as we wish to be treated ourselves.

“Beautifully written text perfectly partnered with glorious, colourful animals… full of action and fun.” School Librarian

“With bright and appealing illustrations, this is full of slapstick humour and gorgeous African animals.” The Bookseller

“From the eye-catching cover on, this book does not disappoint. Great fun!” Parents In Touch

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  • Awards

    Jeanne has won several awards including the Nestle Smarties prize for Tadpole’s Promise, the Portsmouth Children’s Book Prize for Dumb Creatures and Grandad and John and the Book Trust Early Years award for Bog Baby. She has also won Red House award twice for Who’s in the Loo? and Bottoms Up!, both illustrated by Adrian Reynolds.

  • Awards

    Adrian won the Sheffield Children’s Book Prize for Harry and the Bucketful of Dinosaurs, and has won the Red House award twice for Who’s in the Loo? and Bottoms Up!, both written by Jeanne Willis.

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