The Gruffalo’s Child 15th Anniversary Edition is a special edition of the number one bestselling and well-loved storybook, originally written by a British author and playwright Julia Donaldson and illustrated by Axel Scheffler, published in 2004 by Macmillan. “The Gruffalo’s Child” is a sequel to the modern classic “The Gruffalo”, which together have sold over 25 million copies worldwide and have been translated into over 100 languages.
The little Gruffalo finds out how scary the little mouse is. Her father has warned her about Big Bad Mouse but he can’t recall what he looked like. This piques the curiosity of the little Gruffalo and she goes into the deep, dark woods to see the scary monster herself.
This special edition features a wrap-around snowy wood play scene and press-out characters for an interactive reading experience, plus additional book content including material from author Julia Donaldson and illustrator Axel Scheffler, The Gruffalo’s Child Song, a Gruffalo’s Child quiz, and tips for putting on a Gruffalo’s Child show!
An amazing follow-up on the original story, this illustrated storybook will be something every young child can relate to with a baby Gruffalo. They will learn how the cautions and warnings given by adults are to be taken highlighting physical aspects of certain animals such as “wiry whiskers” and “scaly tail” that will thrill the young readers. The descriptive prose will also introduce them to various nouns, adjectives, and verbs.
The Gruffalo’s Child 15th Anniversary Edition features stunning visuals and adorable illustrations with simplified sentence structures and vocabulary which makes it an ideal storybook for young children to kindle their interest in reading. The signature rhyming and poetic sentences create a flow in the story that will keep the little ones going over them countless times and most importantly, this family favourite picture book will teach a very important life lesson about listening to their parent’s advice in a fun way they will remember!
Check out other popular Julia Donaldson storybooks with beautifully redesigned covers like “The Gruffalo”, “Monkey Puzzle”, “The Snail and the Whale”, “The Smartest Giant in Town”, “Room on the Broom”, etc. for more fun and awesomeness!