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The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson

The Gruffalo (original 1999; edition 2006)

by Julia Donaldson (Author)

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A clever mouse uses the threat of a terrifying creature to keep from being eaten by a fox, an owl, and a snake--only to have to outwit that creature as well.
Title:The Gruffalo
Authors:Julia Donaldson (Author)
Info:Puffin Books (2006), Edition: Reprint, 26 pages
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The Gruffalo by Julia Donaldson (1999)


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  ASSG.Library | Nov 21, 2023 |
This funny story is about a monster who begins to discover that maybe he doesn't want to be scary, but he wants to be friendly instead. It is a funny story that teaches children that they can be whatever they choose. ( )
  cieraj25 | Oct 30, 2023 |
A mouse is taking a stroll through the deep, dark wood when along comes a hungry fox, then an owl, and then a snake. The mouse is good enough to eat but smart enough to know this, so he invents . . . the gruffalo! As Mouse explains, the gruffalo is a creature with terrible claws, and terrible tusks in its terrible jaws, and knobbly knees and turned-out toes, and a poisonous wart at the end of its nose. But Mouse has no worry to show. After all, there's no such thing as a gruffalo. . . .
  PlumfieldCH | Oct 26, 2023 |

A cute, short rhyming little story about a little mouse who out-wits all his enemies, then even out-wits the gruffalo.

This one goes to my daughter-in-laws Pre-school class. ( )
  MissysBookshelf | Aug 27, 2023 |
A clever mouse outsmarts a cast of predators by tricking them into thinking he was meeting an even bigger predator for lunch. And as luck would have it the imaginary monsters favorite lunch happens to always be the animal that wants to eat the mouse. Except the mouse has no idea the Gruffalo does exist!
Great story for a read aloud with predictive text and repetitive rhythm. ( )
  taolson | Jul 19, 2023 |
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