Gruffalo’s Child by Julia Donaldson
Published by Macmillan Children’s Books, 2004
award-winning duo, Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler have produced
an outstanding sequel to the much loved, classic picture book, The
The Gruffalo’s Child, The Gruffalo advises that no
gruffalo should Ever set foot in the deep dark wood.
if you do The Big Bad Mouse will be after you.”
Through a combination of pictures and words Julia
Donaldson and Axel Scheffler paint a vividly detailed picture of
what Father Gruffalo encountered when he met the Big Bad Mouse a
long time ago.
But on a wild and windy night, the Gruffalo’s
Child, despite her father’s warnings tiptoes out into the
Young children will enjoy the lead up to the story’s
turning point when the Gruffalo’s child is outwitted, not
by a Big Bad creature but by a little mouse who’s not big,
nor bad, just very clever.
classic picture books by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler are:
on the Broom
Smartest Giant in Town
Snail and the Whale
Squash and a Squeeze
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