A mouse is taking a stroll through the deep, dark wood when along comes a hungry fox, then an owl, and then a snake. The mouse is good enough to eat but smart enough to know this, so he invents . . . the gruffalo! As Mouse explains, the gruffalo is a creature with terrible claws, and terrible tusks in its terrible jaws, and knobbly knees and turned-out toes, and a poisonous wart at the end of its nose. But Mouse has no worry to show. After all, there's no such thing as a gruffalo. . . .
- Paperback | 32 pages
- 210 x 264 x 4mm | 180g
- 02 Mar 2006
- Penguin Books Ltd
- United States
- Illustrations, unspecified
"Young readers will love the humor in this preposterous story. . . . Serve this one for a rollicking good time." - "School Library Journal"
About Julia Donaldson
Julia Donaldson lives in Glasgow, Scotland.
A mouse is taking a stroll through the deep, dark wood when along comes a hungry fox, then an...