A mouse took a stroll through the deep dark wood. A fox saw the mouse and the mouse looked good.
It hardly seems imaginable that once upon a time there was no Gruffalo, so deeply cemented has the character become in the folklore of children’s literature. Originally created by Julia Donaldson in 1999, the Gruffalo, with his purple spikes, knobbly knees, turned out toes and warty nose is a truly unforgettable character.
Now the world of the Gruffalo contains not only the original black-tongued monster and his plucky mouse adversary but also the Gruffalo’s Child and a host of woodland creatures too.
So why not take a walk in our Gruffalo wood today and see what surprises you find?
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!
The Original Gruffalo and The Gruffalo's Child Books
'He has terrible tusks, and terrible claws, and terrible teethin his terrible jaws.'
Gruffalo and Friends
First Gruffalo Books for Very Young Children
‘Where are you going to, little brown mouse?'
Gruffalo Games - Stickers, Colouring, Activity Books and Games
Foreign Language Editions
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