The Gruffalo's Child - The Gruffalo (Paperback)Julia Donaldson (author), Axel Scheffler (illustrator)
Shortlisted for the British Book Awards 30 from 30 Award 2020
The Gruffalo said that no gruffalo should
Ever set foot in the deep dark wood.
But one wild and windy night the Gruffalo's child disobeys her father's warnings and ventures out into the snow. After all, the Big Bad Mouse doesn't really exist . . . does he?
The Gruffalo's Child is the number one bestselling, much-loved sequel to the worldwide picture book phenomenon that is The Gruffalo. Julia Donaldson's trademark rhyming text and Axel Scheffler's brilliant, characterful illustrations combine once more to ensure that the Gruffalo's Child has followed firmly in her father's footsteps and that her story is one that children will ask for again, and again . . . and again!
This edition features the classic story with a stunning redesigned cover and beautiful finish, making it a must-have addition to the bookshelves of all Donaldson and Scheffler fans - big and small!
Also available with redesigned covers are: The Gruffalo, Room on the Broom, The Snail and the Whale, The Smartest Giant in Town, Monkey Puzzle, Charlie Cook's Favourite Book, and A Squash and a Squeeze.
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Number of pages: 32
Weight: 186 g
Dimensions: 280 x 224 x 5 mm
The Gruffalo's Child achieves the impossible - an even more endearing, witty and delightful book than its parent. * The Bookseller *
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“a lovely story”
My youngest daughter (4 yrs) enjoys this story every time, just as much as The Gruffalo. well written, lots of rhyme and repetition. Julia Donaldson is a great family favourite.
“The Gruffalo's Child”
my children love this book and want to read it again and again
“A 'super sequel . . . '”
As with the original Graffalo story this book works on so many levels, the language, the rhythm, the sequencing and even the visual representation of the technical detail of a forest, this time in Winter - no... More
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