The Gruffalo

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Dial, 1999 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
41 Reviews
A clever mouse outsmarts his predators by telling them his good friend the gruffalo -- "a creature with terrible claws, and terrible tusks in his terrible jaws" -- will eat them. When the imaginary monster actually appears, the mouse manages to outsmart him as well. This humorous, rhyming story is complemented by charming watercolor illustrations.

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User Review  - Amy Reid - Goodreads

The story follows a mouse on a trek through the woods where he meets various intimidating animals who he manages to scare away by telling them about the scary Gruffalo. The book has great ... Read full review

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User Review  - Natasha Hunt - Goodreads

The Gruffalo encourages children to use their imaginations throughout the whole book, keeping them engaged and anticipating the next page. The reader is first introduced to a mouse who is wandering ... Read full review

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About the author (1999)

Julia Donaldson lives in Glasgow, Scotland.

Axel Schefflerlives in London, England.

Axel Scheffler lives in London, England.