The Giraffe That Taught Me How To Laugh is the culmination of Jon Jon Lannen's love for the art of improvisation. This uplifting story begins with a young boy who finds his way through the jungle to meet a supportive giraffe; one that taught him how to laugh. Life, the giraffe, influences the young boy to teach him the basics of improv. The giraffe's love and understanding for the art is contagiously caught by the boy, which blossoms beautiful scenes, full of character. The Giraffe That Taught Me How To Laugh is the first improv children's book of its kind and has inspired a diverse group of people. It combines an enthusiastic, yet respectful, approach to passing on the study of improvisation. Sparking imagination to create beautiful journeys is the essence and beauty of a child's world of improvisation. The journey of The Giraffe That Taught Me How To Laugh will stick with you, whether you're a seasoned actor or a child. Everyone and everything is a gift. Yes, and.