The Gruffalo

The Gruffalo

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"A mouse took a stroll through the deep dark wood. A fox saw the mouse and the mouse looked good." Walk further into the deep dark wood, and discover what happens when the quick-thinking mouse comes face to face with an owl, a snake and a hungry gruffalo ...show more

Product details

  • 0-5
  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 212 x 264 x 6mm | 120g
  • Pan MacMillan
  • MACMILLAN CHILDREN'S BOOKS
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Illustrated
  • Reprints
  • colour illustrations
  • 0333710932
  • 9780333710937
  • 95

About Julia Donaldson

Julia Donaldson (Children's Laureate 2011-2013) is a household name. Her wonderful stories are part of every contemporary family's life, through her bestselling books and brilliant live shows. She writes award-winning fiction, poetry, plays and songs as well as the picture books for which she is best known, including ROOM ON THE BROOM, WHAT THE LADYBIRD HEARD, THE PAPER DOLLS - and THE GRUFFALO. Julia and her husband Malcolm divide their time between Edinburgh and West Sussex. Axel Scheffler is a star illustrator in the children's book world, and has created many wonderful books for Macmillan. He has enjoyed particular acclaim for his work with Julia Donaldson, but is also the creator of fantastic novelty books such as THE TICKLE BOOK (978-1-4050-5363-1), as well as MOTHER GOOSE'S NURSERY RHYMES (978-0-333-96136-0), a treasury of nursery rhymes and original stories.show more

Review quote

A clever, exuberant story in rhyme with strong, color-saturated pictures to match . . . This is a sure bet. (Booklist)show more

Review Text

When mouse goes for a walk in the dangerous forest he scares off his enemies by telling them tales of a fantastic creature called a Gruffalo. But then he meets a real Gruffalo! Readership level: 3+. Full colour.show more

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20,564 ratings
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5 63% (12,934)
4 25% (5,046)
3 10% (1,986)
2 2% (425)
1 1% (173)
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