Join this little brown mouse as he walks through the woods-first he encounters a hungry fox, a famished owl, and a starving snake, and only because of his wits does he manage to not get eaten. He invents a truly terrible animal-the Gruffalo! But Gruffalos are real-or are they?
Adapted into an Oscar-nominated animated short, The Gruffalo features a sneaky mouse outwitting various forest animals who are anxious to gobble him up by scaring them off with tales of the ferocious Gruffalo. But what will the mouse do when the Gruffalo actually shows up?! With its bouncy pace and bright, silly illustration, this is perfect for storytime and read-along.
Julia Donaldson lives in Glasgow, Scotland.
"Young readers will love the humor in this preposterous story. . . . Serve this one for a rollicking good time." - School Library Journal
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