The Gruffalo and Friends Annual by Julia Donaldson

The Gruffalo and Friends Annual

Written by Julia Donaldson
Illustrated by Axel Scheffler

3+ readers   Baby and Toddler   Christmas Books 2016    5+ readers   
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The official Gruffalo and Friends Annual 2017 is bursting with fun stories, perfect puzzles and amazing activities, featuring all your favourite characters by the incomparable pairing of Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler.


The Gruffalo and Friends Annual by Julia Donaldson

With 64 pages filled with crafts, recipes, quizzes, games, drawing, writing and colouring-in, it's enough to keep children busy all year round!

The Annual features characters from the following classic titles:

The Gruffalo

The Gruffalo's Child

Room on the Broom

The Snail and the Whale

Charlie Cook's Favourite Book

A Squash and a Squeeze

Monkey Puzzle

The Smartest Giant in Town

For lots more information on the Gruffalo books, games and activities visit

About the Author

Julia Donaldson

Julia Donaldson is the prize-winning author of the world’s most-loved picture books including What the Ladybird Heard and The Gruffalo, the latter of which has sold over 14 million copies worldwide, been translated into 50 languages and been adapted into a popular animated film. She was the UK Children’s Laureate from 2011-2013 and was awarded an MBE in 2011 for services to Literature. Julia lives in West Sussex and Edinburgh.

Click here to read a Q & A with Julia.

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Book Info


64 pages
Interest Age: From 3


Julia Donaldson
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Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan

Publication date

26th July 2016




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