The Gruffalo

The Gruffalo

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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 . . .

This sturdy board book edition of the bestselling modern classic is perfect for even the youngest child.
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Product details

  • 0-5
  • Board book | 26 pages
  • 146 x 185 x 17mm | 239g
  • MACMILLAN CHILDREN'S BOOKS
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Illustrated
  • Illustrated edition
  • 26 colour illustrations
  • 0230747930
  • 9780230747937
  • 715

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A clever, exuberant story in rhyme with strong, color-saturated pictures to match . . . This is a sure bet. (Booklist) A rollicking good time. (School Library Journal)
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About Julia Donaldson

Julia Donaldson is the outrageously talented, prize-winning author of some of the world's best-loved children's books, including modern classics The Gruffalo and The Gruffalo's Child, which together have sold over 17 million copies worldwide, and the hugely successful What the Ladybird Heard adventures. Julia also writes fiction, including the Princess Mirror-Belle books illustrated by Lydia Monks, as well as poems, plays and songs - and her brilliant live shows are always in demand. She was the UK Children's Laureate 2011-13 and has been honoured with an MBE for Services to Literature. Julia and her husband Malcolm divide their time between West Sussex and Edinburgh. Axel Scheffler is a star illustrator whose instantly recognizable, warm and witty illustrations have achieved worldwide acclaim and numerous awards. Axel is the illustrator of wonderful novelty, gift and poetry books for Macmillan, such as Fish Who Dream of Trees (Two Hoots) and the bestselling The Bedtime Bear, The Tickle Book and Mother Goose's Nursery Rhymes - and of course, he is the illustrator of some of the world's best-loved picture books, including modern classics The Gruffalo and The Gruffalo's Child, which together have sold over 17 million copies worldwide. Axel's artwork is exhibited internationally; he has illustrated for many charities and designed the Royal Mail Christmas stamps in 2012. Born in Hamburg, Axel now lives with his family in London.
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Rating details

30,638 ratings
4.46 out of 5 stars
5 64% (19,460)
4 24% (7,409)
3 9% (2,801)
2 2% (640)
1 1% (328)

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If your child only owns one book make sure it is 'The Gruffalo'!show more
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