- ISBN 9780333710937 / 0333710932
- Title The Gruffalo
- Author Julia Donaldson
- Category Picture Books
General Fiction (children's/ya)
- Format Paperback
- Year 2004
- Pages 32
- Publisher Pan Macmillan
- Imprint Macmillan Children's Books
- Dimensions 216mm x 270mm x 4mm
The nation's favourite bedtime story!
'A mouse took a stroll through the deep dark wood. A fox saw the mouse and the mouse looked good.' Walk further into the deep dark wood, and discover what happens when the quick-thinking mouse comes face to face with an owl, a snake and a hungry gruffalo ...
A clever, exuberant story in rhyme with strong, color-saturated pictures to match . . . This is a sure bet. (Booklist)
Winner of Smarties Book Prize Gold Award 1999.
Winner of Smarties Book Prize 0-5 Category 1999.
Shortlisted for Blue Peter Book Award 2000.
Julia Donaldson is one of today's most popular children's writers. Her many best-selling picture book collaborations with Axel Scheffler include THE GRUFFALO'S CHILD (978-1-4050-2046-6), THE SNAIL AND THE WHALE (978-0-333-98224-2) and CHARLIE COOK'S FAVOURITE BOOK (978-1-4050-3470-8). Julia also writes plays and songs, and is always in demand for her brilliant children's shows. Axel Scheffler is a star illustrator in the children's book world, and has created many wonderful books for Macmillan. He has enjoyed particular acclaim for his work with Julia Donaldson, but is also the creator of fantastic novelty books such as THE TICKLE BOOK (978-1-4050-5363-1), as well as MOTHER GOOSE'S NURSERY RHYMES (978-0-333-96136-0), a treasury of nursery rhymes and original stories.