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The Gruffalo

The Gruffalo
  

This CD uses rhyming text to tell toddlers about a mouse who took a stroll in the deep, dark wood. To scare off his enemies, the mouse invents tales of a fantastical creature called the Gruffalo. So imagine his surprise when he meets the REAL Grufallo.

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ISBN 9781405005180
Barcode 9781405005180
Published 1 September 2004 by Pan Macmillan
Format Audio CD/Audio, Unabridged edition
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Author(s) By Donaldson, Julia
Illustrated by Scheffler, Axel
Read by Staunton, Imelda
Availability Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks

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Full details for this title

ISBN-13 9781405005180
ISBN-10 1405005181
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
Publisher Pan Macmillan
Imprint Campbell Books Ltd
Publication Date 1 September 2004
International Publication Date 20 September 2002
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Audio CD/Audio, Unabridged edition
Edition Unabridged edition
Author(s) By Donaldson, Julia
Illustrated by Scheffler, Axel
Read by Staunton, Imelda
Category Audio / Visual (Audio books, Music, DVDs, CDROMs)
Award Winning
General Picture Books
Animal Stories
Fantasy & Magical Realism
Number of Pages Not specified
Dimensions Width: 141mm
Height: 125mm
Spine: 10mm
Weight 90g
Interest Age 0-5 years
Reading Age 0-5 years
Library of Congress Mice, Juvenile sound recordings
NBS Text Picture Books
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 823.914
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

This title presents a rhyming story of a mouse and a monster. Little mouse goes for a walk in a dangerous forest. To scare off his enemies he invents tales of a fantastical creature called the Gruffalo. So, imagine his surprise when he meets the real Gruffalo.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

Awards Winner of Nestle Smarties Book Prize Gold Award 1999 (UK)
NZ Review A modern classic. * Observer * One of the best picture books ever written. * Sun *
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 2 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Julia Donaldson is the author of some of the world's best-loved children's books, including modern classics The Gruffalo and The Gruffalo's Child, which together have sold over 17 million copies worldwide, and the hugely successful What the Ladybird Heard adventures. Julia also writes fiction, including the Princess Mirror-Belle books illustrated by Lydia Monks, as well as poems, plays and songs - and her brilliant live shows are always in demand. She was Children's Laureate 2011-13 and has been honoured with a CBE for Services to Literature. Julia and her husband Malcolm divide their time between West Sussex and Edinburgh. Axel Scheffler is a star illustrator whose instantly recognizable, warm and witty illustrations have achieved worldwide acclaim and numerous awards. In addition to his picture books, Axel is the illustrator of wonderful novelty and gift books for Macmillan, such as the bestselling The Bedtime Bear, The Tickle Book and Mother Goose's Nursery Rhymes. He also illustrates the popular Pip and Posy series. Born in Hamburg, Axel now lives with his family in London.

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