My First Gruffalo: Opposites by Julia Donaldson

My First Gruffalo: Opposites

Written by Julia Donaldson
Illustrated by Axel Scheffler
Part of the My First Gruffalo Series

Baby and Toddler   
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The Gruffalo and his friends introduce the key concepts of big and small, long and short, fast and slow. Lovely images make their points strikingly in this handsome, large-format book.

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My First Gruffalo: Opposites by Julia Donaldson

The launch of an exciting new Gruffalo baby and toddler series from the bestselling Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, featuring all your favourite characters from the Deep Dark Wood! Learn all about opposites with the Gruffalo in this bold, bright and chunky board book - one of four brilliant board books in the My First Gruffalo range. Other titles include Colours , Numbers and Animal Actions . All perfect for small paws!

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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Book Info


Board book
6 pages
Interest Age: To 5


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Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan

Publication date

15th April 2011




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