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.


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 the world's best-loved picture books, and was the 2011-2013 UK Children's Laureate. Her books include Room on the Broom, What the Ladybird Heard and the modern classic The Gruffalo, which has sold over 13.5 million copies worldwide and has been translated into over seventy languages.

Julia also writes fiction as well as poems, plays and songs and her brilliant live children's shows are always in demand. Julia and her husband Malcolm divide their time between Sussex and Edinburgh.

Click here to read a Q & A with Julia.

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Pan Macmillan

Publication date

5th October 2007




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