George was very happy being the scruffiest giant in town. But one day, when he sees a shop stocking giant-size clothes, he decides it’s time to update his image. With smart clothes, George is a new man. However, as he goes home, he meets various animals who desperately need his help.
This book portrays a gentle giant who thinks of others first rather than himself. He was known as the ‘scruffiest giant’ in the town. He buys himself some smart new clothes, however, when he meets animals on his way home that are in need of help he gives them one piece of clothing. They are used as a scarf, as a sail, as a house, and as a sleeping bag. It explains to children the topic of helping others when in need. The use of rhyme is evident in the book with repetition along the way. This helps children to recognize what previously happened while adding to the rhyme making it more exciting. This is an enjoyable book that sheds light on moral principles brilliantly and simply through different characters and fantastic illustrations.