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The Gruffalo

Julia Donaldson, Axel Scheffler (Illustrator)

Board book

List Price: 8.99*
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Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (2/12/2018)
Paperback (3/2/2006)
Hardcover (2/7/2005)
Prebound (3/2/2006)
Hardcover, Korean (12/16/2019)
Hardcover (10/8/2015)
Hardcover (6/1/1999)
Paperback (4/21/2016)
Paperback, Vietnamese (1/1/2016)
Hardcover, Chinese (4/26/2013)
Paperback (7/1/2000)
Hardcover (9/1/2010)
Hardcover (4/27/2010)

Description

Julia Donaldson's trademark rhyming text and Axel Scheffler's brilliant, characterful illustrations come together in this perfect read aloud—now available as a board book

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.


Praise For The Gruffalo

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)

Dial Books, 9780803730472, 26pp.

Publication Date: January 27, 2005



About the Author

Julia Donaldson is the internationally bestselling author of many popular books for children. Her Smarties Prize-winning modern classic, The Gruffalo, has sold more than 13.5 million copies worldwide, and the Halloween favorite Room on the Broom is a perennial best seller. In addition to children's books, she has written many children's plays and songs and runs regular storytelling workshops. She was the Waterstones Children's Laureate from 2011-2013.

Axel Scheffler is an award-winning, internationally-acclaimed illustrator of some of the most well-loved children’s books, including Julia Donaldson’s best-selling modern classic The Gruffalo, which has sold millions of copies worldwide. He lives in London.