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The Gruffalo

Written by Julia Donaldson

Illustrated by Axel Scheffler

Part of the The Gruffalo Series

The Gruffalo Synopsis

A mini hardback gift edition of The Gruffalo - one of the world's favourite picture books. Walk further into the deep dark wood, and discover what happens when a quick-witted mouse comes face to face with an owl, a snake . . . and a hungry Gruffalo! Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's The Gruffalo is an undisputed modern classic and has become a bestselling phenomenon across the world with over 13.5 million copies sold. This award-winning rhyming story of a mouse and a monster has found its way into the hearts and bedtimes of an entire generation of children and will undoubtedly continue to enchant children for years and years to come. No home should be without The Gruffalo! This miniature gift edition has an exquisitely designed cover featuring stunning silhouette artwork from Axel Scheffler in shiny foil, and the high quality hardback has extra-thick paper and a deluxe finish. It's the perfect little gift for big Gruffalo fans!

The Gruffalo Press Reviews

A modern classic. * Observer * One of the best picture books ever written. * Sun *

Book Information

ISBN: 9781447284581
Publication date: 29th September 2015
Author: Julia Donaldson
Illustrator: Axel Scheffler
Publisher: Macmillan Children's Books an imprint of Pan Macmillan
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 32 pages

About Julia Donaldson

Julia Donaldson is the 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 a CBE for Services to Literature. Julia and her husband Malcolm divide their time between West Sussex and Edinburgh. Axel Scheffler ...

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