The Gruffalo Latin Edition

The Gruffalo Latin Edition

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An ancient twist on the award-winning story of The Gruffalo, in which a clever little mouse outwits the creatures of the deep dark wood, is the perfect picture book, loved by children and adults the world over.

This Latin edition of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's beloved tale is set in forty-six elegiac couplets, the translation drawing on the language and style of the classical poets to brilliantly capture the rhythm and mischievous spirit of the original story.
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Product details

  • 0-5
  • Hardback | 32 pages
  • 225 x 275 x 8mm | 373g
  • MACMILLAN CHILDREN'S BOOKS
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Illustrated
  • Illustrated
  • chiefly col. Illustrations
  • 0230759327
  • 9780230759329
  • 286,637

About Julia Donaldson

Julia Donaldson is the outrageously talented, prize-winning author of the world's best-loved picture books. She was the UK Children's Laureate 2011-13 and has been honoured with a CBE for Services to Literature. Her books include Room on the Broom, What the Ladybird Heard and the modern classic The Gruffalo, which has sold over 13.5 million copies worldwide and has been translated into over sixty languages. Julia also writes fiction as well as poems, plays and songs and her brilliant live children's shows are always in demand. Julia and her husband Malcolm divide their time between Sussex and Edinburgh.

Axel Scheffler is a star illustrator whose instantly recognizable, warm and witty illustrations have achieved worldwide acclaim and numerous awards. In addition to his picture books, Axel is the illustrator of wonderful novelty and gift books for Macmillan, such as the bestselling The Bedtime Bear, The Tickle Book and Mother Goose's Nursery Rhymes. He also illustrates the popular Pip and Posy series. Born in Hamburg, Axel now lives with his family in London.
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