The Gruffalo’s Child and The Gruffalo, Gift Slipcase

Gruffalo slipcaseThis new, deluxe slip-cased edition of The Gruffalo’s Child and The Gruffalo is covered in shiny blue foil and features silhouette artwork by Axel Scheffler. The award-winning stories about a clever little mouse outwitting a hungry fox, a not-so-wise owl, and a sinister snake in the deep, dark wood have been delighting children and adults since 1999. The books have been translated into over fifty languages and made into Oscar-nominated films. Repetitious, rhyming text and cartoonlike watercolor, colored-pencil, and ink illustrations bring the lovable creatures to life in these favorite, humorous tales. mjw
Title: The Gruffalo’s Child and The Gruffalo, Gift Slipcase
Author: Julia Donaldson
Illustrator
: Axel Scheffler
Publisher
: Macmillan Children’s Books, London
Copyright
: 2014
Original Language
: English
Original Copyright
: 1999 The Gruffalo, 2004 The Gruffalo’s Child
ISBN
: 978-1-4472-8089-7 The Gruffalo, 978-1-4472-8090-3 The Gruffalo’s Child
Hardcover pages
: 32, 32
Age range
: 3 up
Genre
: Picture book
Author’s ethnicity
: English
Author’s residence
: England and Scotland
Illustrator’s ethnicity
: German
Illustrator’s residence
: England
Awards
: 1999 Nestle Smarties Prize, 2000 Blue Peter Award, 2005 Children’s Book of the Year (G.C), 2011-2013 British Children’s Laureate (Julia Donaldson)
Subjects
: Foxes, Mice, Nuts, Owls, Rhyme, Snakes

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