Sophie la girafe makes the move to books (#giveaway)

Sophie la girafe has been a constant presence in our home for the last 2.5 years. Rowan received her as a present when she was born from her uncle and she was smitten from a very young age (please forgive the crazy outfit, it was a cool morning at the cottage). She still brings her Sophie out the odd time and loves nothing more than seeing little babies with their own Sophie.

DK Publishing has recently released a series of books starring Sophie la girafe and I was more than happy to review them! There are four books in the series, which are available at retailers across North America and are recommended for children from birth to age 3:

  •  My First: Sophie la girafe® : Let’s Get Counting ($5.99) “Filled with bright, playful images of Sophie and her pals, as well as tactile tabs and lift-the-flap elements, My First: Sophie la girafe: Let’s Get Counting is ideal for encouraging early word and number recognition in young children.”
  • Peekaboo! Sophie la girafe ®: Peekaboo Sophie! ($6.99) “With fun flaps that open to reveal colorful pictures of Sophie la girafe and her friends, Peekaboo! Sophie la girafe: Peekaboo Sophie! invites children to their favorite game of peekaboo with their favorite toy.”
  • Baby Touch and Feel: Sophie la girafe ®: Sophie’s Busy Day ($5.99) “is an engaging touch-and-feel introduction to the world of Sophie la girafe. Babies will love exploring and discovering different textures—from bumpy, scaly, sticky, and shiny—as  Sophie la girafe interacts with them on the page.”
  • Baby: Sophie la girafe ®: Colors ($6.99) “Packed with bright, lively pictures, and large, simple text, all the colors of the rainbow come alive in this board book.”

I can already see that these books will make fantastic baby shower gifts! Beautifully illustrated and filled with characters with charming names like Gabin the bear and Margot the turtle, these books are perfect for little hands to hold and explore. Peekaboo Sophie! is a little larger than the others and is Rowan’s clear favourite. She never fails to be delighted to find the friends hiding behind the large flaps, and the tactile element makes reading even more fun!


One lucky reader will win their own set of Sophie la girafe books from DK Publishing!


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88 Comments on Sophie la girafe makes the move to books (#giveaway)

  1. heidi
    September 16, 2013 at 10:46 PM (2 years ago)

    lightening McQueen is my son’s favourite, and Cinderella is my daughter’s.

  2. angela m
    September 17, 2013 at 12:55 PM (2 years ago)


  3. Josie
    September 17, 2013 at 6:07 PM (2 years ago)

    my daughter loves The Very Hungry Caterpillar

  4. courtney b
    September 17, 2013 at 10:14 PM (2 years ago)

    she loves doc mcstuffins!

  5. sarah
    September 18, 2013 at 12:40 PM (2 years ago)

    My daughter loves most every Susan Boynton book we own. She also loves Elmo and Muno.

  6. Rebecca Orr
    September 18, 2013 at 1:21 PM (2 years ago)

    My son loves his books about dinosaurs.

  7. Sunshine G
    September 18, 2013 at 7:52 PM (2 years ago)

    It’s all about Elmo around here.

  8. Julie
    September 19, 2013 at 7:54 AM (2 years ago)

    Barney lol

  9. elaine bolduc
    September 20, 2013 at 2:21 AM (2 years ago)

    I am not familiar with the book as of yet, but once my grandson is born I am sure I will be reading it to him

  10. Stephanie Larison
    September 22, 2013 at 6:18 AM (2 years ago)

    She’s obsessed with Pillow from Lalaloopsy right now

  11. Judy C (Cowan)
    September 22, 2013 at 12:48 PM (2 years ago)

    Elmo right now. These look like cute books!

  12. Kellie Conklin
    September 22, 2013 at 11:18 PM (2 years ago)

    The girl I watch loves Olivia! She has two Olivia books that we read over and over, thanks!

  13. Caroline Langlois
    September 23, 2013 at 2:04 AM (2 years ago)

    My son love all books but specifically peekaboo type of book. Thomas the train

  14. Kimberly Schotz
    September 23, 2013 at 9:33 PM (2 years ago)

    Our daughter likes Winnie the Pooh

  15. Jenn McClearn
    September 24, 2013 at 8:59 AM (2 years ago)

    my son loves the book “Brown Bear, Brown Bear”

  16. tina p
    September 24, 2013 at 12:57 PM (2 years ago)

    hot hot roti for dada-ji, its a book. My kids are foodies. They love any book that has a recipe for me to make for them!

  17. Jill Myrick
    September 24, 2013 at 6:42 PM (2 years ago)

    My daughters current favorite is Winnie the Pooh.


  18. Daniel M
    September 24, 2013 at 7:15 PM (2 years ago)

    the cat in the hat!

  19. beth clark
    September 25, 2013 at 10:27 AM (2 years ago)

    My sons loved their teddy bears

  20. Brooke R.
    September 25, 2013 at 1:51 PM (2 years ago)

    My son loves anything Eric Carle!

  21. Beth Gallinger
    September 25, 2013 at 3:26 PM (2 years ago)

    I don’t have any children, but I have a niece who’ll be born very soon. She already has a Sophie the Giraffe and these books would be great to go with it!

  22. Deb S
    September 25, 2013 at 3:55 PM (2 years ago)

    My son loves Arthur.

  23. Melanie
    September 25, 2013 at 8:00 PM (2 years ago)

    dogs. or as he calls them “fff, fff”

  24. Tiffany Couillard
    September 26, 2013 at 1:37 AM (2 years ago)

    My daughter,Sophia, isn’t born yet, but we already have Sophie la Girafe and I would love the books!

  25. Mihaela D.
    September 26, 2013 at 9:46 AM (2 years ago)

    My daughter loves Dora :)

  26. Eileen Burke
    September 26, 2013 at 9:56 AM (2 years ago)

    My son loves the Pigeon books

  27. Miz Vickik
    September 26, 2013 at 3:44 PM (2 years ago)


  28. liz
    September 26, 2013 at 8:19 PM (2 years ago)

    my niece has a build a bear hello kitty!

  29. susan smoaks
    September 26, 2013 at 8:26 PM (2 years ago)

    our daughter loves dora the explorer

  30. Breanne
    September 26, 2013 at 9:05 PM (2 years ago)



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