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Former Children’s Laureate Julia Donaldson followed up her best-selling The Gruffalo with a story about The Gruffalo’s Child. This special anniversary edition celebrates its 10th year of entertaining the very young with how the little mouse outwits the Gruffalo’s Child with a plan that is just as cunning as the original one he hatched to frighten away the Gruffalo. Axel Scheffler’s illustrations once again capture the humour of the text and the fear that lurks behind the joke.
A new, limited edition of The Gruffalo's Child, one of the world's favourite picture books. Ten years after it was first published, the classic snowy adventure featuring the everyone's favourite characters from the deep dark wood continues to delight children and adults the world over. Created by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, the most successful picture book partnership ever, this sequel to The Gruffalo is a genuine modern classic in its own right.
Join in the Gruffalo's Child's birthday celebrations with this new edition, which comes complete with exclusive bonus content, including early never-before-seen drawings from Axel's sketchbook, and a new specially written foreword from Julia herself. Look out for The Gruffalo fifteenth anniversary limited edition!
|Publication date:||2nd January 2014|
|Publisher:||Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan|
|Suitable for:||3+ readers, 5+ readers|
Julia Donaldson is the outrageously talented prize-winning author of some of the world's best-loved children's books, including modern classics The Gruffalo and 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 ...More About Julia Donaldson