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The Gruffalo
Axel Scheffler and Julia Donaldson

A rhyming story about a clever little mouse taking a stroll in the deep, dark woods. To evade the dangerous animals (fox, owl, snake) it meets there, the little mouse invents a monstrous friend …and finally meets the “Gruffalo”.

/ · · 1999

Critical edition

Donaldson, Julia and Axel Scheffler. The Gruffalo. Macmillan Children's Books, 2016. 32 pp., ISBN 9781509804757

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  • Award-winning
  • Classic
  • Students can identify with the text
  • Recommended by a federal state: Baden-Württemberg, Bavaria, Berlin, Brandenburg, North Rhine-Westphalia, Saxony