Author(s): Julia Donaldson
The complete story and original illustrations from Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler's bestselling picture book, The Gruffalo, have been specially designed into an early reader format. Created with expert advice from a literacy consultant, this new version is intended to help and encourage children who are growing in reading confidence. Step into the deep dark wood and discover what happens when a quick-thinking mouse comes face to face with a fox, an owl, a snake and a hungry gruffalo...
Julia Donaldson, the 2011-2013 UK Children's Laureate, is the outrageously talented, prize-winning author of the world's most-loved picture books. In addition, Julia writes fiction, as well as poems, plays and songs – and her brilliant live shows are always in demand. Axel Scheffler is a star of children's illustration, and his many books have been translated into over 30 languages. In addition to his picture books, Axel is also the illustrator of wonderful novelty and gift books.