The Smartest Giant in Town (15th Anniversary Edition)

Classic Julia and Axel, now with a shiny cover and new extras! When a kind giant gives his clothes away, will it turn out to be a smart move? George is the scruffiest giant in town. He’s fed up of looking such a mess. So he goes shopping and kits himself out with a smart new outfit: new trousers, a shirt, a stripy tie and shiny black shoes. Now George is the smartest giant in town! But on his way home, he meets lots of poor animals who really need his help. Soon George has given all his new clothes away. Is George the daftest giant in town? Nope: he’s the KINDEST giant in town – and the animals want him to know it!

  • A wonderful anniversary edition of this classic rhyme
  • A lovely tale of generosity, now with a shiny foil cover
  • Exclusive letter from Julia with facts about the story
  • Never-before-seen drawings from Axel’s sketchbook

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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.

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    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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