The Gruffalo's Child Magnet Book by Julia Donaldson

The Gruffalo's Child Magnet Book

Written by Julia Donaldson
Illustrated by Axel Scheffler

3+ readers   
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Make your own play scenes with the magnets and backgrounds provided in this robust and enjoyable addition to the best-selling title. There are thirty magnets of the favourite characters and the scenery as well as fun activities such as The Gruffalo’s Child Quiz. An extra bonus is the special mini edition of The Gruffalo’s Child.


The Gruffalo's Child Magnet Book by Julia Donaldson

Join the Gruffalo's Child as she meets Mouse and all your favourite characters from the Deep Dark Wood in this amazing magnetic book! Contains over 60 magnets, a special mini edition of the bestselling story, plus play scenes and exciting activities, including Build a Snow Gruffalo and the Gruffalo's Child Quiz! With a neat clasp and sturdy handle, you can take the fun with you wherever you go!


'It’s colourful, it has great phrases as well as easy to pick up with wonderful artwork by Axel Scheffler. Add to this the sheer entertainment of magnets and it’s a story that will be asked for time and again. Great stuff.' Tatty's Treasure Chest blog

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


Novelty book
10 pages


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Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan

Publication date

2nd September 2011




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