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 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.

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Pan Macmillan

Publication date

5th October 2007




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