A new, limited edition of The Gruffalo, the nation's favourite picture book. Fifteen years after it was first published, the award-winning story of a clever little mouse outwitting the creatures of the deep dark wood continues to delight children and adults the world over. Created by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, the most successful picture book partnership ever, and translated into over fifty languages, The Gruffalo is a genuine modern classic. Join in the Gruffalo's birthday celebrations with this new edition, which comes complete with exclusive bonus content, including early drawings from Axel's sketchbook, some of which have never been seen before, and a new specially written foreword from Julia herself.
Julia Donaldson, the 2011-13 Children's Laureate, is today's most popular picture book author and a multi award-winner. Her books include the modern classic The Gruffalo, What The Ladybird Heard And One Ted Falls Out Of Bed. She also writes for older children and has performed her wonderful stage shows all over the world. 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.