The Gruffalo

Illustrated by Axel Scheffler

Julia Donaldson

Ages 3-5
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1999 Winner

Nestlé Smarties Book Prize Gold Award

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08 October 2015
32 pages

A mini hardback gift edition of The Gruffalo – one of the world's favourite picture books.

Walk further into the deep dark wood, and discover what happens when a quick-witted mouse comes face to face with an owl, a snake . . . and a hungry Gruffalo!

Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's The Gruffalo is an undisputed modern classic and has become a bestselling phenomenon across the world with over 13.5 million copies sold. 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!

This miniature gift edition has an exquisitely designed cover featuring stunning silhouette artwork from Axel Scheffler in shiny foil, and the high quality hardback has extra-thick paper and a deluxe finish.

It's the perfect little gift for big Gruffalo fans!

One of the best picture books ever written.


A modern classic.


One of many classics by this pair, The Gruffalo celebrates using your wits to defeat your enemies

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