The Gruffalo's Child

Julia Donaldson
Illustrator: Axel Scheffler

The Gruffalo's Child

Five years after the publication of multi award-winning The Gruffalo, author Julia Donaldson and illustrator Axel Scheffler return with a much-awaited sequel.

The Gruffalo's Child
has all the charm of the original: a witty, rhyming text, enchanting illustrations and a neat reversal of the original plot. Fans of the original will not be disappointed.


Publisher: Macmillan Children's books
Age group: Toddler
Age group: Preschooler

'I read this to my son when he was 2 weeks old...'

I read this story to my son when he was 2 weeks old. A fantastic story which we will re-read time and again.

DJ Penf

About the author

Julia Donaldson

Julia Donaldson is one of today's most popular writers. Her bestselling titles include The Gruffalo, The Gruffalo's Child and Room on the Broom. Although she is best-known for her picture books, Julia also writes longer novels, plays and songs. She lives in Glasgow and spends a lot of time on stage performing her brilliant sell-out singalong shows!

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What families say

My 6 month old boys favourite book, he loves it when I act out the story it makes him giggle, a great book.

Rating: 5 star
22 April 2013

This is a lovely sequel to read to my little boy- again, great that there is an accompanying animation.

Rating: 5 star
11 January 2013

Absolutely love this book. it is still a little too long for my little girl but she does enjoy it

Rating: 5 star
18 July 2013

It is a lovely book enjoyed by mummy and Harriet. While mummy reads it, Harriet likes pointing to all the animals

Rating: 5 star
16 July 2013

Me and my daughter both like this book and enjoy reading the story together. It is great story for reading at bedtime.

Rating: 5 star
29 June 2013

Lex loves this book, normally read it to him in the daytime

Rating: 5 star
16 April 2013

My Daughter Loves This Book And Lvoe Doing The Actions To It She Also Love It When I do Funny Vocies For The Different Animals

Kelly Maisy's Mummy
24 October 2012

Me and my 4 year old both love this story and the gruffalo one, we often read them both together at bedtime fantastic funny stories :)

Rating: 5 star
angela -3
27 July 2012

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