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. . . .
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- Paperback | 26 pages
- 210.82 x 266.7 x 7.62mm | 136.08g
- 02 Mar 2006
- Penguin Books Ltd
- United States
- Illustrations, unspecified
A mouse is taking a stroll through the deep, dark wood when along comes a hungry fox, then an...
"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.