Let's Read! The Gruffalo

The nation’s favourite bedtime story – now in a simpler format that helps you read it on your own. Hurray! This book has all the original text and complete artwork from Julia Donaldson’s classic rhyme. Only now it’s got a clearer page layout and typeface to give you a helping hand. If you already know the story, use your memory as a guide. Or if you don’t, you’ve got a huge treat ahead: enjoying it for the first time! Head into the Deep Dark Wood and meet the hairy Gruffalo. From his terrible tusks to his terrible claws, we love every inch of him.

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  • i think its a very good book. I feel great reading this book

    18 July 2015

  • okay

    It for babies last year at my school we red it like 100 times.it is ok and not for me

    30 December 2014

  • My little brother loves this and all the rhymes in it. This is perfect for kids 5-6

    9 March 2014

  • This is about a little mouse journeying across the woods.

    9 March 2014

  • An amazing book. I read it to my brother and he loved it.

    8 March 2014

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  • Julia donaldson t 160

    Julia Donaldson

    Julia Donaldson is one of the UK’s best loved authors, known for brilliant picture books like The Gruffalo, Room on the Broom and Stick Man. She was also the Children’s Laureate 2011-2013.

    Awards

    Julia has won many major book prizes, including the Smarties and Blue Peter Awards for The Gruffalo, the Blue Peter and Sheffield Children’s Book Prizes for Room on the Broom, the British Book Awards Children’s Book of the Year for The Gruffalo’s Child and the Red House Award for Super Worm. Julia was also the Children’s Laureate 2011-2013.

  • Axel scheffler t 163

    Axel Scheffler

    Axel is the illustrator of The Gruffalo and many other favourite picture books.

    Awards

    Axel has won many of the major book prizes, including the Smarties and Bluue Peter Awards for The Gruffalo, the Blue Peter and Sheffield Children’s Book Prizes for Room on the Broom, the British Book Awards Children’s Book of the Year for The Gruffalo’s Child and the Red House Award for Super Worm.

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