The Gruffalo

The Gruffalo

4.46 (30,638 ratings by Goodreads)
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When Mouse takes a stroll through the woods, he meets a fox, an owl, and a snake who all want to eat him! So Mouse invents a gruffalo, a monster with terrible tusks and terrible claws, terrible teeth, and terrible jaws. But will Mouse's frightful description be enough to scare off his foes? After all, there's no such thing as a gruffalo . . . is there? Sturdy pages and a cozy trim make this rhyming read-aloud perfect for preschoolers. Winner of the prestigious British Smarties Prize.
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Product details

  • 0-5
  • Board book | 24 pages
  • 148 x 184 x 16mm | 249g
  • Dial Books for Young Readers,US
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0803730470
  • 9780803730472
  • 638

Review Text

When Mouse takes a stroll through the woods, he meets a fox, an owl, and a snake who all want to...
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Review quote

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 lives in Glasgow, Scotland.
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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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This book is just perfect for any little person. Our 7 year old has memorized it! The Board book is great for little hands and is very sturdy and will last longer than the paperback version. Its a rhyming story which is very cute and has a very surprising twist at the end. The pictures are very colourful and funny. We love it!show more
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