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The Gruffalo

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The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson

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4.9 out of 5 stars Based on 26 Customer Ratings

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"Great book!"
5 stars"
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The kids love it! Very clever in how it is written. Some may think that it's a little scary but my 3 year old has had no problem with it – and we don't read scary books.

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"Fantastic kids book"
5 stars"
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Great story

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"Love this book !!!"
5 stars"
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I love this book, it is such an awesome read. As I find this book a great read I do read it often to my little one. It does make reading fun when the parents enjoy reading the book themselves.


A clever mouse outsmarts his predators by telling them his good friend the gruffalo – “a creature with terrible claws, and terrible tusks in his terrible jaws” – will eat them. When the imaginary monster actually appears, the mouse manages to outsmart him as well. This humorous, rhyming story is complemented by charming watercolor illustrations.

Author Biography:

Julia Donaldson is the internationally bestselling author of many popular books for children. Her Smarties Prize-winning modern classic, The Gruffalo, has sold more than 13.5 million copies worldwide, and the Halloween favorite Room on the Broom is a perennial best seller. In addition to children's books, she has written many children's plays and songs and runs regular storytelling workshops. She was the Waterstones Children's Laureate from 2011-2013. Axel Scheffler is an award-winning, internationally-acclaimed illustrator of some of the most well-loved children's books, including Julia Donaldson's best-selling modern classic The Gruffalo, which has sold millions of copies worldwide. He lives in London.
Release date NZ
March 2nd, 2006
  • Children / Juvenile
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
All-time sales rank
Top 2000
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