Julia Donaldson's trademark rhyming text and Axel Scheffler's brilliant, characterful illustrations come together in this perfect read aloud--now available as a board book
When Mouse takes a stroll through the woods, he meets a fox, an owl, and a snake who all want to eat him So Mouse invents a gruffalo, a monster with terrible tusks and terrible claws, terrible teeth, and terrible jaws. But will Mouse's frightful description be enough to scare off his foes? After all, there's no such thing as a gruffalo . . . is there? Sturdy pages and a cozy trim make this rhyming read-aloud perfect for preschoolers. Winner of the prestigious British Smarties Prize.Author:
7.25h x 5.82w x 0.63dISBN:
Ages 4-8Review Citation(s): Ingram Children's Advance
01/01/2005 pg. 34
About the AuthorAxel Scheffler
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.
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.