A mini hardback gift edition of THE GRUFFALO - one of the world's favourite picture books. The award-winning story about a clever little mouse outwitting the creatures of the deep dark wood has been delighting children and adults the world over for more than fifteen years. Created by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, the most successful picture-book partnership ever, it has been translated into over fifty languages and made into a sell-out stage show and an Oscar-minated film. Now this modern picture-book classic is available as a miniature gift edition. The exquisitely designed cover features stunning silhouette artwork from Axel Scheffler in shiny foil, and the high quality hardback has extra-thick paper and a deluxe finish. The perfect little gift for big Gruffalo fans.
Julia Donaldson is the outrageously talented, prize-winning author of the world's most-loved picture books, and was the 2011-2013 UK Children's Laureate. Her books include The Gruffalo, which has sold over 5 million copies worldwide. Julia also writes fiction, poems, plays and songs - and her brilliant live shows are always in demand. Julia and her husband Malcolm divide their time between Sussex and Edinburgh. Axel Scheffler is a star illustrator whose warm and funny illustrations have achieved world-wide acclaim and won numerous awards. In addition to his picture books, Axel is the illustrator of wonderful novelty and gift books, such as the bestselling The Bedtime Bear and Mother Goose's Nursery Rhymes. Axel lives in London.