The Gruffalo Slipcase by Julia Donaldson
  

The Gruffalo Slipcase

Written by Julia Donaldson
Illustrated by Axel Scheffler

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“A mouse took a stroll through the deep dark wood. A fox saw the mouse and the mouse looked good.”
So begins the story of how a clever little mouse outwits his big scary enemy. The tasty little mouse needs to make his way through the deep dark woods. How will he do it? By inventing the gruffalo, a fearsome creature with terrible claws, terrible tusks and terrible teeth in his terrible jaws. It’s a brilliant trick. The little mouse’s self-preservation is a witty scam that delights children time after time.
This lovely slipcase copy of gruffalo is sure to delight all readers, not just the young.

Synopsis

The Gruffalo Slipcase by Julia Donaldson

Silly old Fox! Doesn't he know, There's no such thing as a gruffalo? Presented in a slip-case, this picture book is suitable for both existing fans and new readers.

About the Author

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 Gruffaloand 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 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.

Click here to read a Q & A with Julia.

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Book Info

Format

Hardback

Author

Julia Donaldson
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Author's Website

www.juliadonaldson.co.uk/

Publisher

Pan Macmillan

Publication date

5th October 2007

ISBN

9780230016217

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